Afghan Biographies

Majeed, Hafiz Abdul

Name Majeed, Hafiz Abdul
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex-Taliban intelligence chief
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Ex-Taliban intelligence chief Hafiz Abdul Majeed was very close to Mulla Omar. He was the security chief for Kandahar when the Taliban were in power. After the Taliban’s ouster from power, he became one of the important resistance leaders in southern Afghanistan and was named by Mulla Omar as a member of the 10-member Taliban leadership or supreme council ("Rahbari Shura").

Last Modified 2011-04-23
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