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.
Fazl Mohammad Mazloom was listed on 23 February 2001 as Deputy Chief of Army Staff 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.
Fazl Mohammad Mazloom was a close associate of Mohammed Omar (TAi.004) and helped him to establish the Taliban government. Mazloom was at the Al-Farouq training camp established by Al-Qaida (QDe.004). He had knowledge that the Taliban provided assistance to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (QDe.010) in the form of financial, weapons and logistical support in exchange for providing the Taliban with soldiers.
He was a commander of approximately 3,000 Taliban front-line troops in the Takhar Province in October 2001.