Biography of Haji Abdul Qadir

Haji Qadir

Haji Qadir was a former commander in Hezb-e Islami (Khalis faction) during the Soviet war, prominent member of UNIFSA, as well the former governor of Nangarhar province. With UNIFSA, he fought the Taliban in the east, and was made Vice Chairman of Afghanistan’s interim administration after the Bonn Conference, however he was assassinated in 2002, possibly by the Taliban. The famous Mujahideen commander Abdul Haq of Kabul was his younger brother.