ABDUL-HAQ WASSIQ

TAi.082
ABDUL-HAQ WASSIQ
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
31 January 2001
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
10 April 2018
Reason for listing: 

Abdul-Haq Wassiq was listed on 31 January 2001 as the Deputy Minister of Security (Intelligence) 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.

Additional information: 

Under the Taliban regime, Abdul-Haq Wassiq held successive positions as local commander in Nimroz and Kandahar provinces. He then became Deputy Director General of Intelligence, reporting to Qari Ahmadullah (TAi.081). In this function, he was in charge of handling relations with Al-Qaida-related foreign fighters and their training camps in Afghanistan. He was also known for his repressive methods against Taliban opponents in the South of Afghanistan.