Mohibullah Samim was born in the Waghiz district of southern Ghazni province in 1965. He completed his primary education in Waghiz and he has bachelor degree in literature as well.
 He served as information and culture minister and district chiefs of Waghiz and Ander districts of the province.
Samim heads Zamzama maazine in the capital Kabul. Mohibullah Samim was appointed as governor Paktika in 2010. He speaks Dari, Pashto and English languages fluently.