Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Zafar Samar Director of the Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Zafar Samad
Director of the Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Rank: Major General of the Drug Control Service
Date of Birth: 31 August 1973
Place of birth: Republic of Tajikistan
Nationality: Tajik
Education:
1993 – 1998, studied at the Higher Military College of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan.
2002-2004, studied at the Combined Armed Forces Academy named after M.V. Frunze of the Armed Forces of Russian Federation.
In 2021 graduated from the National University of the Republic of Tajikistan with a degree in “Jurisprudence”.
Work experience:
1997-2002, served in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan as a tank unit commander of a tank company, tank company commander, deputy battalion commander for armaments and military equipment, chief of staff of a military unit and commander of an airborne assault battalion of the Airborne Assault Brigade.
2004-2009, continued his service in the National Guard of the Republic of Tajikistan as commander of the Special Rapid Response Battalion and commander of the Commandant’s Regiment.
2009 – 2011, served as the commander of the First Operational Battalion of Special Forces of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.
2011 – 2014, in the National Guard of the Republic of Tajikistan, held the positions of commander of a separate mountain rifle battalion, commander of the First Rapid Response Brigade and deputy chief of the Main Staff for Troops and Security Services.
2014 – 2015, Deputy Head of the State Border Protection Department of the Main Headquarters of the Border Troops, State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan.
During military service participated in combat operations.
28 April 2015, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan was appointed First Deputy Director of the Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Honored with state and agency’ awards for services:
“Certificate of Honor” of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan for achieving high results in military training and combat bravery, in 1997;
The “Sharaf” Order of the II degree for services, in 2007;
The Order of the “Badge of Honor of the Collective Security Treaty Organization”, 2nd degree, in 2021.

28 August 2018, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan awarded the rank of Major General of the Drug Control Service.
During service encouraged by awards of:
Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan
Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan
Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan
National Guard of the Republic of Tajikistan
Border Troops of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan
Agency for State Financial Control and Anti-Corruption of the Republic of Tajikistan

27 January 2024, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan was appointed Director of the Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Married, has 2 children.