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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]

Lieutenant-General
Murad Ali Murad
مرادعلی مراد
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 57)
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

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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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