Mir Vais

Mir Vais

 

Died in 1715, in Kandahar. Leader of the Ghilzai, a major group of Afghan tribes.

In 1709, Mir Vais led a liberation uprising in Kandahar against the rule of the Safavids. He was the first ruler of the independent khanate that was formed as a result of this rebellion.

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Noon police arrested Waseem Saleem involved in selling petroleum products illegally while Shams Colony police arrested Mir Vais and recovered one 30-bore pistol from him.
They have been identified as Gul Zaman, Mir Vais, Mushtaq, Hameed Khan and Baloch.
Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, at a meeting held to review the performance of police stations and subdivisions, told officials that FIRs must be registered based on merit and without delays.
DIG Headquarters Nasir Mehmood Satti, DIG (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob, SSP (Security) Jameel Ahmed Hashmi, SP Rural Dr Mustfa Tanveer Additional SP Hasam bin Iqbal SP (Traffic) Khalid Rasheed, ASP Zohaib Nasrullah and media representatives were also present on the occasion.
SSP (Security) Mir Vais Niaz also shared his views with the policemen as
SSP Islamabad Mir Vais Niaz has appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to accelerate their efforts to curb activities of anti-social elements.
Moeen Masood and SP (Traffic) Mir Vais Niaz are personally supervising these courses and delivering special lectures to the personnel of the force.
CIA police arrested Mir Vais and recovered one 30 bore pistol from him while Faisal Zammer was held by Koral police in possession of 30 bore pistol and ammunition.
They have been identified as Gul Zaman, Mir Vais, Mushtaq, Hameed Khan and Bloch while police recovered six laptops and stolen valuable from their possession.
Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, Senior Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) Mohammad bin Ashraf.
DIG (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, Deputy Director Women Welfare Centre Asmat Afridi, SP (City) Ahmed Iqbal, SP (Special Branch Irsala Saleem, DSPs City Zone, Human Rights Officers and students also attended the seminar.
The meeting was attended among others by DIG (Headquarters) Ashraf Zubair Siddiquit, DIG (Security) Waqar Ahmed Chohan, DIG (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani, SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob Ahmed, SSP (Security) Jameel Hashmi, AIG (Operations) Mohammad Aamir Niazi, SSP (Headquarters) Mohammad bin Ashraf and all SPs.