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TI.U.8.01. SHAMS UR-RAHMAN ABDUL ZAHIR
Shams ur-Rahman Abdul Zahir was listed on 23 February 2001 as Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Taliban regime so falling within the provisions of resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1333 (2000) of the United Nations Security Council regarding acts and activities of the Taliban authorities.
As at June 2007, Shams ur-Rahman Abdul Zahir was the Taliban member responsible for the Kabul Province. He was in charge of Taliban military operations in and around Kabul and has been involved in many attacks. He has involved in drug trafficking.
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