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.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed was listed on 25 January 2001 as Minister of Civil Aviation and Transportation 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.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed is a prominent member of the Taliban leadership. He was repatriated to Afghanistan in September 2006 following detention in Pakistan. He is involved in drug trafficking and was active in the provinces of Khost, Paktia and Paktika in Afghanistan as of May 2007. He was also the Taliban "Governor" of Kandahar as of May 2007.
He was actively involved in anti-governmental activity, in particular, recruiting individuals for the Taliban to fight against the Afghan Government and International Security Assistance Force.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed was the deputy chief of the supreme Taliban shura as at mid-2009. He serves as a member of the Taliban leadership council and was assigned to be Chief of Military Affairs of the Taliban “Gerdi Jangal Council” before being appointed as a deputy to Mohammed Omar (TAi.004) in March 2010. As at 2010 Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed was directly responsible for Taliban activities in four provinces of southern Afghanistan and was appointed as the head of the Taliban civilian shura as at early 2010.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Shah Mohammed was a deputy to Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Abdul Ahmad Turk (TAi.024) in the Taliban Supreme Council as of 2009. Following the arrest of Mullah Baradar in February 2010 he was temporarily-in-charge of the Taliban Supreme Council.