AMIR ABDULLAH

TAi.145
AMIR ABDULLAH
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
20 July 2010
Reason for listing: 

Amir Abdullah was listed on 20 July 2010 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 1904 (2009) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of”, “recruiting for” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Taliban.

Additional information: 

Amir Abdullah has served as treasurer to senior Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar (TAi.024) and was the former deputy to the Taliban governor of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Amir Abdullah has traveled to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates to raise funds for the Taliban. He has also facilitated communications for Taliban leadership and coordinated high-level meetings at the guesthouse of his residence in Pakistan. Abdullah helped many senior Taliban members who fled Afghanistan in 2001 to settle in Pakistan.