In accordance with paragraph 20 of resolution 2160 (2014), the 1988 Sanctions Committee makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in the 1988 Sanctions List.
Abdul Kabir Mohammad Jan was listed on 25 January 2001 concurrently as the Second Deputy, Economic Affairs, Council of Ministers, Governor of the Nangarhar Province, and Head of Eastern Zone 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.
Abdul Kabir Mohammad Jan was a member of the Taliban's high leadership council as announced by Mohammed Omar (TAi.004) in October 2006, and was appointed military commander of the eastern zone in Oct 2007. He was a member of the Taliban Supreme Council as at 2009. He collects money from drug traffickers on behalf of the Taliban.