Afghan Biographies

Katawazai, Shamim Khan

Name Katawazai, Shamim Khan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Government Official
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions Shamim Katawazi:
Advisor to the President (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) in Youths Affairs
Provincial Governor Paktia (20170605-20200706)
IDLG Head (20200618)

3. Biodata:
Shamim Khan Katawazi, a resident of Paktika province, is the brother of Nadir Khan Katawazai, a member of the Wolesi Jirga.(20150519). Katawazi has higher education (Bachelor degree) and had good experiences and already worked as presidential advisor on youth affairs.

Militants ambushed the vehicles convoy of Paktia governor Katawazi as he was travelling in the vicinity of Logar province, the officials said. The incident took place as was on his way from capital Kabul to Paktia province. A group of armed militants ambushed the convoy of the governor but the Afghan security forces and the security guards of Shamim Khan Katawazi responded effective to suppress the attack.(20180623)

Last Modified 2020-08-20
Established 2017-06-05