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.
Saidullah Jan was listed on 31 July 2014 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2160 (2014) 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” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.
Saidullah Jan is a senior member of the Haqqani Network (HQN) (TAe.012) as of 2013 who has also acted at times as an HQN deputy, as the HQN commander for the Northern Zone of Afghanistan, and as a key HQN logistical coordinator.
In late 2013, Saidullah provided critical facilitation support to drivers and vehicles transporting HQN ammunition. As of late 2011, Saidullah was also involved in the group’s recruiting efforts and conducted the evaluation of at least one HQN recruit.
In late 2013, Saidullah traveled to the Gulf in the company HQN fundraisers Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TAi.150), Fazl Rabi (TAi.157), and other HQN members including an attack facilitator. In 2010, Saidullah traveled with a group of HQN leaders, including now-deceased HQN official Ahmed Jan Wazir Akhtar Mohammad (TAi.159), to the Gulf.
In late 2013, Saidullah reportedly was trusted by Al-Qaida (QDe.004) members as an HQN associate who could help with any trouble, including arrest.
As of early 2012, Saidullah Jan sometimes travelled with Yahya Haqqani to meet with now-deceased HQN financial emissary Nasiruddin Haqqani (TAi.146).