Sher Muhammad Mohmand

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Sher Muhammad Mohmand,
Published in Khyber.ORG on Friday, September 16 2005 (

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Sher Muhammad Mohmand

Publishing Date: Friday, September 16 2005

Born in 1942, Sher Muhammad Mohmand had his primary education from a rural rustic school in village Dakki Tehsil Tangi, Distt Charsadda Peshawar. He did his matriculation from Govt: High school Turangzai whereafter he obtained a Post-graduate degree in agricultural sciences from the University of Agriculture Peshawar, in the year 1965. He joined agric - research in the Agric-Research Institute Tarnab., was recommended for the course of Agric Journalism at Lahore and got a diploma. The author cleared the CSS exam and joined Imports & Exports Department under the ministry of Commerce Islamabad, in the year 1971. He appeared in the Provincial Civil Service (PCS) exam in 1977 and topped the list of candidates in the Province and as a consequence, was appointed as Magistrate 1st class.

Sher Muhammad, in the capacity of different administrative and executive assignments over a long period of time, came across diverse kinds of people of the province, particularly tribes living on this side of the Durand line and watched closely their customs and norms. Himself an ethnic Pashtoon, hailing from the famous Mohmand Tribe, the author has practically grown up in and experienced a rich treasure of customs and traditions of his Pashtun brethren.

He has authored the following books during his service career:

  1. FATA; A socio-cultural and Geo-Politicai History
  2. A Note on the Contract system of FATA in NWFP
  3. Razmak; The Jewel of North Waziristan
  4. The problem of water Logging and Salinity and remedial measures (Urdu)
  5. Scattered thoughts (Pashto Poetry)
  6. Marwats; In light of History


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Sher Muhammad Mohmand,
Published in Khyber.ORG on Friday, September 16 2005 (