Shah Mahmood Popal
|Shah Mahmood Popal|
Muhammad Agha district, Logar province
|Known for||anti-Soviet militia fighter, politician|
Al Hajj Shah Mahmood Popal is a citizen of Afghanistan who was a candidate in Afghanistan's 2009 Presidential elections. Popal is a politician and a former commander during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.
He served briefly as the Governor of Logar Province, the Province where he was born, during the Afghan Interim Administration that followed the ouster of the Taliban, and preceded the elected administrations, that followed the adoption of a new constitution.
- Contender Biographies - Alhaj Shah Mahmood Popal's Biography. Pajhwok Afghan News. Archived from the original on 2011-10-08. Retrieved on 2010-06-09.
- 4 presidential candidates withdraw in Karzai's favor, Afghanistan Times, 2009-08-17.