|Preceded by ?|
Name Abdul Naeemi
|Religion Sunni Islam|
Succeeded by Mohammad Halim Fidai
Abdul jabbar naeemi laghman governor
Abdul Jabbar Naeemi is an Afghan diplomat and politician. He is the current Governor of Laghman Province in Afghanistan. Before this he was the governor of Khost province and before that the governor of Maidan Wardk province of Afghanistan. At one time he served as a representative from Kandahar Province to the Loya Jirga (Grand Assembly). In 2004 he was Hamid Karzai's election agent in Pakistan, where he campaigned for Karzai and worked on educating local Afghans about the democratic process.
After the presidential elections, Naeemi became the Governor of Wardak Province, which is located 30 kilometers west of Kabul. Since taking up this position he has received credit for re-establishing order in the province, a former Taliban stronghold, and for drastically reducing the cultivation of opium.
He is a follower of the Pashtun spiritual leader Pir Sayed Ahmed Gailani, and a member of Gailani's National Islamic Front party.
In early 2010 Abdul was appointed governor of Khost Province.