Afghan Biographies

Dostum, Abdul Qadir Qader Dostam

Name Dostum, Abdul Qadir Qader Dostam
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth 1966
Function/Grade Ex-MP MNA
History and Biodata

Abdul Qadir Dostum
Mobile: 0799 247024

2. Previous Functions:
Meshrano Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Jowzjan

2. Previous Functions:
Afghan Embassy in Turkey, 2nd Secretary,
Commander 53rd Infantry Div Jowzjan,
Commander City Guard Mazar-i-Sharif,
Afghan Embassy Kazakhstan, Charge d'Affairs,
Meshrano Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Jowzjan

3. Biodata:
Abdul Qadir Dostum, son Haji Abdul Rahim Bai, was born in Khwajo Du Koh district of Jowzjan province in 1966. He completed his education at the Institute of Technology for Gas and Petroleum in Baku, Azerbaijan. Qadir Dostum (Jawzjan) is the brother of General Abdul Rashid Dostam, factional leader of Jombesh-e Melli.

Dostum has served in the following posts: second secretary of the Afghanistan Embassy in Turkey, commander of 53rd Infantry Division of Jowzjan, commander of the City Guard of Mazar-e Sharif, and Charge d'Affairs of the Afghanistan Embassy in Kazakhstan. Dostum has traveled to Russia, the United States, Sweden, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. He was a refugee in Turkey for some time. Dostum is a member of the Junbish-e-Milli Afghanistan Party. He was indirectly elected to the Meshrano Jirga through provincial council elections in Jowzjan.

He is married and has five children. He speaks Dari, Turkish, Uzbeki and Russian.

Last Modified 2011-04-10
Established 2009-10-13