Afghan Biographies

Kohistani, Mir Asadullah Maj Gen

Name Kohistani, Mir Asadullah Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Commander 207th Corps ZAFAR ANA Herat
History and Biodata

1. Former Commander 207th Corps "ZAFAR" (Victory) Herat:
Lt Gen Walizadah (200502),
Maj Gen Jalandar Shah Behnam (2007, 20080526),
Maj Gen Fazal Ahmad Sayar (20091012) killed in a helicopter crash.
Maj Gen Jalandar Shah Behnam (20090000 - 20100900 )
Maj Gen Dauranshah Shahzada (201010 - 20110000 )
Maj Gen Taj Mohammad Jahid (20121004, 20130914, 20150212, 20151208, 20160224)
Maj Gen Mir Asadullah Kohistani (20160302)

207th Corps 4th Commando Kandak
graduated 20080508, Commander is Col. Zainuddin (20100408)

Deputy Commander of the 207th Zafar Military Corps,
Gen Khair Mohammad Khawri (20091028),
General Alijan Sarwai (20100317)

Chief of Staff of the 207th Corps in Herat
Gen. Maj. Fazil Ahmad Sayar
Brigadier General Ali Jan Sanware, (20081211),
Gen. Mohiuddin Ghori Mohiuddin Ghuri, (20110115) Muhayuddin Ghori was killed after the chopper crash-landed at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Murichan area in Bala Morghab district in Badghis (20161129)
Commander 2nd Brigade 207th Corps in Farah Province:
Brig Gen Abdul Wasea, commanding general, 2nd Brigade (20120618)
Brig Gen Mir Asadullah Khan Kohistani (20131022, 20150505)
2nd Brigade 207th Corps, Afghan National Army Religious leader: LTC Ta J.M. Sadat
Headquarters of 2nd Brigade, 207th Corps is located at Camp Sayar just a few miles from Farah City.

Other Officers:
General Mohammad Akram (20110318)

Background: 207th Corps in Herat,
with 1st Brigade at Herat, 2nd Brigade at Farah, and elements at Shindand (including commandos). It has been reported that the 3rd Brigade, 207th Corps will be established in Chesma-e-Dozakh, Badghis Province, where as of October 2011 barracks were under construction. In Herat City is: HQ 207th Corps,
1st Brigade 207th Corps with 5 Kandaks (Bataillons),
Garrison HQ. 3rd Kandak, 1st Brigade of the 207th Corps
Kandak Commander, Colonel Niamatullah (20090110),

In Zafar Qala area (20100419) is the Syad camp base of the 207 corps of the Afghan National Army,

The corps is supported by the Herat Regional Support Squadron of the ANAAC, equipped with 8 helicopters: 4 transport to support the Corps' commando battalion, 2 attack, and two medical transport.


2. Previous Functions Gen Mir Asadullah Kohistani:
Deputy Commander of the Commando Brigade (20111004)
Commander 2nd Brig 207th Zafar Corps (20140922, 20150309)
Commander 207th Corps ZAFAR ANA Herat (20160302)
3. Biodata:
Brigadier General Mir Assadullah Khan Kohistani General Asadullah Kohistani is a Brigade commander of Afghan National Army (ANA) in Farah province. He said that besides ANA, the personnel of national police and National Directorate of Security (NDS) were also taking part in the poppy eradication operation.  Over 100 acre of poppy crop land has been destroyed so far, adding Taliban tried to create hurdles for the campaign but the security forces continued their operation. He said the operation would continue the complete eradication of the poppy crop.(20150331) Kohistani said the Afghan security forces have repulsed a Taliban massive offensive in Farah city on Tuesday, May 05, 2015.

Last Modified 2017-01-11
Established 2009-10-16