|Family name in original script:||اچکزی|
|Forename in original script:||آدم خان|
|Family name at birth:||ACHEKZAI|
|Date of birth:||1970 (42 years old)|
|Also Known as:||
ADAM f/n MAULAVI; KHAN f/n MAULAVI ADAM
The subject of this notice has been designated, by the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) concerning individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban as subject to the following sanctions:
- ARMS EMBARGO: Prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale and transfer from their territories or by their nationals outside their territories, or using their flag vessels or aircraft, of arms and related materiel of all types, spare parts and technical advice, assistance, or training related to military activities, to designated individuals and entities.
- ASSETS FREEZE: Freeze without delay the funds and other financial assets or economic resources of designated individuals and entities, ensure that no funds, financial assets or economic resources are made available, directly or indirectly for their benefit.
- TRAVEL BAN: Prevent the entry into or transit through their territories by designated individuals.
The subject has the following permanent reference number on the list maintained by the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) concerning the Taliban which appears in the Special Notice for this subject: TI.A.167.13.
The full content of resolution(s) as well as the Sanctions List and the Narrative Summary of Reasons for Listing are available on the webpage of the Committee at: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988
Achekzai f/n Abdul Samad born on 1970 (TI.A.160.12.)
Narrative summary of reasons for listing
Date of listing: 16/04/2013
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 16 April 2013.
Adam Khan Achekzai was listed on 16 April 2013 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2082 (2012) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.
Adam Khan Achekzai is an improvised explosive device (IED) manufacturer and facilitator for the Taliban. As of 2012, Adam constructed IEDs and had trained approximately 150 IED makers in support of the Taliban. As of late 2010, Adam was a Taliban military leader who was responsible for the production of IEDs and suicide vests. Adam was a deputy of Taliban IED facilitator Abdul Samad Achekzai (TI.A.160.12.) and, as Samad's deputy, coordinated procurement activities for the network.
In addition to his IED facilitation duties, Adam has filled other leadership roles for the Taliban. In mid-2010, Adam was named the Taliban head for Badghis Province, Afghanistan. Adam is also the former Taliban head for Sar-e Pul and Samangan Provinces, Afghanistan. As a Taliban military leader in Qandahar Province, Afghanistan, Adam was involved in organizing suicide attacks in neighboring provinces.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Abdul Samad Achekzai (TI.A.160.12.), listed on 2 March 2012.
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