Afghan Biographies

Kalimzai, Wahidullah Haji

Name Kalimzai, Wahidullah Haji
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Ex Provincial Governor
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:

Commander of National Islamic Front Faction of Afghanistan (Islami Mahaz Gond) (1988-1992)
One year Training and Education officer (S5) in the HQ of the Ministry of interior MOI
Training and Education officer for one year  in the Transport brigade of MOI
Intelligence (S2) officer in Paghman District, Kabul Province. (2004-2007)
Project Manager Unique Builders Construction  company
Vice President Unique Builders construction company (2009-2013)
Wolesi Jirga Candidate 2010 MP MNA Maidan Wardak Vardak
Provincial Governor Kunar (20150519, 20170317-20180601)
Provincial Governor Ghazni (20180601-20210528)

3. Biodata
Alhaj Wahidullah Kalemzai Wahidullah Kalimzai is the son of Mupatesh Kalimullah Shanezwal and was born 1968 in Maidan Wardak Province.  Haji Wahidullah Kalimzai  has completed his preliminary education  in his home town,  he has graduated from  Abu Bakar Sadeq high school  in 1987 in Peshawar, he did his bachelor in Political science, he  also studied two years  administration and management programs, beside these he also got various military  training  and workshops, he participated in one of the short training program in the United states America. He Lives in Chak-E Vardak. Two Kalimzai family members -- Obaidullah Kalimzai Wardak from Kabul and Wahidullah Kalimzai Wardak from Maidan Wardak -- have  been declared successful and made it to Wolesi Jirga and to Meshrano Jirga.(20101026). Haji Wahidullah Waheedullah Kalimzai Kalemzai Wardak bagged 2nd most votes in Wolesi Jirga Election 2010 but did not get a seat due to fraud. He is a businessman and owns many business firms. His brother Obaidullah Kalimzai is a member of the Wolesi Jirga and another brother Hasebullah Kalemzai Hasibullah Kalimzai is a member of the Meshrano Jirga. Wahidullah Kalimzai head of Wardak Shura said leaders of Wardak have reached a consensus to only support Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the Presidential Election. (20140501) It was reported that Wahidullah Kalimzai's people stuffed ballots in favor of Ashraf Ghani.(20110623)
Wahidullah Kalimzai was in the front line of Jihad against the Soviet Union, from 1988 to 1992 he was one of an active and strong commander of National Islamic Front Faction of Afghanistan (Islami Mahaz Gond), he worked in various police station of Kabul City. He worked in Police Station No. 9 as an intelligence officer (S2) in Kabul City for one year and he also worked in the same police station as a company commander for one year.  He worked for one year as a Training and Education officer (S5) in the Head quarter’s Troop of the Ministry of interior, he worked as a Training and Education officer for one year  in the Transport brigade of MOI, from 2004 to 2007  he was conducting his job as an intelligence (S2) officer in Paghman District, Kabul Province.

Beside military services Kalimzai has experience in construction field, for example from 2007  to 2009  he worked as a project Manager in Unique Builders Construction  company, and from 2009 to 2013 he also worked as a vice President of the mentioned construction company.

The last two years he is working he was Head of Wardag province Tribal Shora and provincial Director of the National Islamic Front (Islami Mahaz Gond) of Afghanistan in Wardag Province.


Wahidullah Kalimzai, Wolesi Jirga member Saleh Mohammad, police chief Maj. Col. Juma Gul Himmat, second army brigade commander Brig. Gen. Mirwais Safi, was among several senior provincial officials who escaped unhurt in a Taliban ambush on Sunday, Feb 05, 2017. Their convoy came under attack from Taliban militants about 14km north of Asadabad, the provincial capital  in Peroni locality of the district.(20170205)

Wahidullah Kalimzai speaks Pashto, Dari, Arabic and English



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