Afghan Biographies

Shahim, Qadam Shah, Maj Gen


Name Shahim, Qadam Shah, Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Ambassador
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions Maj Gen Qadem Shah Shaheen:
1st Brigade 111th Capital Division Darulaman, Kabul, (20070824)
111th Capital Division Commander (subordinate division to 201st ANA Corps) (20110325, 20141127, 20150522)
Chief of the General Staff of Afghan National Army (20150523, 20160414) resigned (20170424)
Ambassador to Kazakhstan (20170427, 20180325)
3. Biodata:
qadem_shahMaj Gen Qademsha Qadem Shah Samim Qadim Shah Qadam Shah Samim Kadam Shah Shaeem Qadam Shah Shahim is from Tashkan district of Badakhshan and finished Keshm High School in 1360 (1981/2). From the early 1980s, he was fighting with Jamiat-e Islami against the Soviets and then, judging by his promotion record, against other mujahedin factions during the civil war and then against the Taleban; in 1372 (1993/4), he was appointed commander of 82 regiment in Qargha and in 1375 (1996/7) made brigadier (appointments by the mujahidin Islamic State administration of Burhanuddin Rabbani). In 1380 (2001/2), Qadam Shah was the commander of 37th brigade of commandos and, reportedly, had a lot of dealings with foreign forces. In 1389 (2011), he was appointed as the commander of 111st division of Kabul, which is relatively small, half the normal size of a division.

Security officials said that Commander of Army Division 111st, Gen. Qadam Shah Shahim, was wounded in today’s attack on Kabul Airport and hospitalized in Sardar Mohammad Daoud Khan hospital for further treatments.(20140718)

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