General Directorate of Intelligence
Pashto: د استخباراتو لوی ریاست
Dari: ریاست عمومی استخبارات
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Agency overview
Formed2021 (2021)
HeadquartersShahdarak, Kabul, Afghanistan
MottoWe strike to destroy
Annual budgetClassified
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Agency executives
Parent agencyMinistry of Defense
WebsiteOfficial Twitter

The General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI; Pashto: د استخباراتو لوی ریاست; Dari: ریاست عمومی استخبارات) is the Afghan national intelligence, security and spy agency under the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

Since the Taliban takeover in August 2021, six hundred ISIS members, four kidnappers, dozens of mafia and other criminals have been arrested by the GDI.[3][4][5][6]



  1. ^ "افغان طالبانو خپله کابینه او سرپرسته اداره اعلان کړه؛ ملا محمد حسن اخوند به یې مشر وي". BBC News پښتو.
  2. ^ "طالبان: د داعش 600 وسله وال نیول شوي دي".
  3. ^ "Afghan Taliban Claim to Have Captured 600 IS Militants".
  4. ^ حسرت, احمد صهیب (10 November 2021). "استخبارات: په درېیو میاشتو کې داعش ته منسوب ۶۰۰ کسان نیول شوي".
  5. ^ "جمهور - ۶ سوه داعشیان، ۸۲ سړي تښوونکي او لسګونه نور مجرمین نیول شوي". 10 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Man rescued from kidnappers after 25 days in Kabul".