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General Bismullah Mohammadi was born in 1958 to a pious and enlightened family in Sheikhan village, Rukha district of Panjshir province. He completed high school in 1979, then early in 1980 joined the mujahideen, the freedom fighters against the former
In 1982 General Mohammadi attended the
With the fall of the communist regime in 1992, he became the commanding general of the 40th Division in Bagram while at the same time coordinating air force activities in Bagram. He served in this position until 1996. General Mohammadi also served as the commanding general of the national guard as well as of the mujahideen fighters in Parwan and Kapisa, north of
As a result of his successful command during the resistance period of operations against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda on several fronts, General Mohammadi enjoys exceptional trust, respect and confidence among the people of
After the collapse of the Taliban and establishment of the Interim Government of Afghanistan, General Mohammadi was appointed First Deputy Minister to the Minister of Defense, and Commanding General of the Kabul Garrison. During this period he was responsible for coordinating all mujahideen activities, as well as commanding and controlling the
After the reformation of the Ministry of Defense and general staff in 2003, General Mohammadi became Chief of the General Staff for the Afghan National Army. In July 2010 he was appointed Minister of Interior . In September 2012 Genral Mohammadi was appointed as minister of Defens.
He is married and has two sons and four daughters.More