Maulvi Attaullah Ludin:
Son of Maulvi Shamsu Rahman, Maulvi Attaullah Ludin is born in 1961in Kammah district of the eastern Nangarhar province.
He received his primary education in his native town while completed his secondary studies at Najm-ul-Madaris at his home province. For higher education, Ludin travelled to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
He served as member of High Peace Council. Earlier, the newly-appointed governor has been a prominent member of Hizb-i-Islami.
Earlier, he served various capacities including MP from Nangarhar, attorney general of this province, court of appeal chief and head of executive courts.
He discharged his duties as chief commander of Hizb-i-Islami in Nangarhar during Jihad against Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
He speaks Pashto, Dari and Arabic languages fluently.