Afghan Biographies

Hotak, Abdul Manan Maulvi

Name Hotak, Abdul Manan Maulvi
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Member of Taliban Negotiation team
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Member of Taliban Negotiation team

3. Biodata:
Maulvi Abdul Manan Hotak is the brother (or half-brother) of late Taleban founder Mullah Omar and as such part of the Taleban’s leadership circles. A UN leadership overview from May says he is also Commissioner for the Prevention of Civilian Casualties and Complaint in the political office in Doha. Hotak was named as Taliban’s commander following the removal of Mullah Abdul Qayyum Zakir for failing to disrupt the April 5, 2014 presidential and provincial council elections.(20140503)

Last Modified 2020-09-13
Established 2020-09-13