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Lt. Gen. Murad Ali Murad (Hazaragi: مرادعلی مراد‎) is a military personnel in Afghanistan, currently serving as Deputy Interior Minister for Security. The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Defense on 18 May 2017.[1][2]

Murad Ali Murad
مرادعلی مراد
Lieutenant-General Murad Ali Murad.jpg
Lt. Gen. Murad Ali Murad
Deputy Interior Minister for Security
Assumed office
18 May 2017
President Ashraf Ghani
Personal details
Born (1960-07-02) 2 July 1960 (age 58)
La‘l wa Sar Jangal, Ghor Province, Afghanistan
Military service
Allegiance  Afghanistan
Service/branch Afghan National Army seal Afghan National Army
Rank US Army O9 shoulderboard rotated.svgLieutenant-general
Unit Deputy Commander of 203th Corps
Commander of 209th Corps
Commander of Afghan Ground Forces
Battles/wars Soviet-Afghan War
War in Afghanistan
Murad Ali Murad in July 2010


Early lifeEdit

Murad Ali Murad was born on 2 July 1960 in La‘l wa Sar Jangal district of Ghor Province of Afghanistan, ethnic background - Hazara.[3]

Previous functionsEdit

Gen. Murad has been responsible for the Afghanistan National Army since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 in various parts of the country.[4] He worked as Deputy Chief of Army Staff Afghanistan of the Afghan National Army, appointed to this command since 2015 after succeeding General Sher Mohammad Karimi.[5]

  • Deputy Commander of 203th Corps (2006-2007)
  • Commander 209th Corps (2007-2010)
  • Commander of Afghan Ground Forces (2010-2015)
  • Deputy chief of staff of the Afghan National Army (ANA) (2015-2016)
  • Deputy interior minister for security (18 May 2017)


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