Afghan Biographies

Makhdoom Alam Mawlawi


Name Makhdoom Alam Mawlawi
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth
Function/Grade Uzbek Taliban Commander
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:

Taliban military commission chief for Faryab, Jawzjan, Sar-e-Pul  (20180702)
Shadow Provincial Governor Faryab Province (22021)
3. Biodata:
Mawlavi Makhdoom Alam Rumi Makhdoom Alam Rabbani was shadow provincial governor and head of the military commission of the IEA during the previous government. Taliban's most senior Uzbek commander Makhdoom Alam has been arrested

Hundreds of people in the northern Faryab province on Thursday, January 13, 2022, took to the streets and asked for the release of a prominent Taliban commander Makhdoom Alam who is arrested by the Ministry of Defense. Following the arrest of the famous Uzbek Taliban commander, Makhdoom Alam, his angry supporters disarmed the Pashtun Taliban in Faryab. Commander Makhdoom Alam was arrested by the group led by Mullah Fazel in Mazar-e-Sharif yesterday, January 12, 2022 on the orders of the "Taliban leadership". Mawlawi Makhdoom Alem, a senior ethnic Uzbek commander of the Taliban, was directly responsible for the fall of 6 northern provinces (Faryab, Jawzjan, Sar-e-Pol, Samangan, Balkh & Baghlan) to the Taliban. Alem's men also fought in Panjshir.

Inamullah Samangani said, that  Makhdoom is accused of abduction of a boy of a wealthy family 2 years ago, thus he has been arrested and he has been transferred to Kabul. (20220116)

Last Modified 2022-01-16
Established 2022-01-13