Afghan Biographies

Andarabi, Abdul Ghayor Gen

Name Andarabi, Abdul Ghayor Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Head Major Crimes Task Force MCTF-A
History and Biodata

1. Heads of Major Crimes Task Force MCTF-A:
ANP General Abdul Ghayor Andarabi (20160604)
2. Previous Functions of Abdul Ghayor Andarabi General Ghayur Andarabi:
Crimes department head at the Ministry of Interior (20160407)
Head Major Crimes Task Force MCTF-A (20160604)

FBI Director FBI Director Robert Mueller, accompanied by U.S. Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Francis J. Ricciardone, U.K. Deputy Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Dodd, Afghan Minister of the Interior Mohammad Hanif Atmar, and other Afghan dignitaries 20100225 inaugurates New Facility for Afghanistan’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF-A) in Camp FALCON, dedicated and toured the facilities that will house the Task Force. Camp FALCON is located in Qasaba/Kabul.

In 2009, to attack the financial and political support structure of the growing insurgency in Afghanistan, the FBI created the Major Crimes Task Force-Afghanistan (MCTF-A). However, within approximately two years, the FBI had withdrawn its personnel from the task force, and the MCTF-A’s efforts to counter corruption within the highest levels of the Karzai government were at the center of a highly public diplomatic row that changed the strategic direction of U.S. national security objectives for Afghanistan and the region.

Last Modified 2016-10-05
Established 2010-05-24