Afghan Biographies

Ajristan District Ghazni Province

Name Ajristan District Ghazni Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

Ajrestan District Chief:
Hussein Ali Fairouz (2002)
Obaidullah Waziri
Bismillah Haseeb Bismillah Hasib  (20111215), also Head of Property Department (land); acting Head of Agriculture
Department in absence of official appointee in (2002)
Hamdullah Hasibzai (20180518) resigned

District police chief:
Obaidullah (20180520, 20180812 killed by Taliban; beheaded))

With a population of nearly 60,000 people, Ajristan borders Gizab and Khas Uruzgan districts of Uruzgan, Sharistan and Nawar districts of Daikundi and Malistan district. The district contains an airport with two gravel surfaced runways. The airfield is located in a valley alongside the Ajristan stream on the southwest edge of the village of Ajristan. Prior to 2000, the district was known as Daya, and was part of Uruzgan Province. The District has 97% Pashtuns with a small number of Hazara.

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have stormed a strategic district in Ghazni province  and are on the verge of capturing it after killing dozens of people and beheading some in days of fighting.(20140926)

Taliban launch fierce assault on Ghazni’s Ajrestan district. (20180518) Governor of Ajristan district in central-eastern Ghazni province has warned that he will surrender to the Taliban if reinforcement forces do not reach in the district before noon today Saturday.(20180519)


Last Modified 2018-08-12
Established 2011-12-15