- To improve its image, the Taliban can also make some shocking announcements.
- Different speculations are also being made about the participation of women in the government.
The Taliban militants who have occupied Afghanistan are preparing to form a new Islamic government and declare their biggest religious leader Sheikh Haibatullah Akhundzada as the country’s biggest leader. Haibatullah Akhundzada is one of those few terrorists, whose information is very little with the world. He has never appeared before the public to date.
It is not yet clear when the announcement will be made. It is believed that the announcement is possible within three days. Different speculations are being made about the participation of women and fellow parties in the government. To improve its image, the Taliban can also make some shocking announcements.
Many big leaders of the Taliban do not even see him.
Haibatullah Akhundzada is such a terrorist, whom very few people of his own organization are able to see. Many top Taliban leaders also do not know about his whereabouts. What he is doing in everyday life is not even known to the Taliban fighters. However, he does send messages to terrorists through video messages on Islamic festivals.
Took over the command of the Taliban in 2016
Terrorist leader Akhundzada took charge of the Taliban in 2016. Since then he has been living in Afghanistan, but the intelligence agency of any country could not get information about it. Even before this, the Taliban have been hiding their top leaders in this way.
Challenge before Taliban
With the full withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, the Taliban now face the challenge of ruling a country with a population of 38 million, which is heavily dependent on international aid. The challenge before the Taliban is how to impose some form of Islamic rule on a population that is far more educated and settled in metropolitan cities than in the late 1990s when it ruled Afghanistan.
At the same time, it has been revealed in media reports that the Taliban may adopt the Iranian model of the political system for governance in Afghanistan. Talks have been going on in Kandahar between the top Taliban leadership for the last four days and a government formation is likely to be announced within about a week.
According to sources, the supreme leader of the Taliban will be Hebtullah Akhundzada and under him will be the Supreme Council. The council may consist of 11 or 72 members, the number of which is still to be decided. Interestingly, quoting Afghan sources, Hebtollah Akhundzada will remain in Kandahar. Kandahar has been the traditional capital of the Taliban.
These names are in the race for the prime minister
Apart from this, the executive arm will be headed by the Prime Minister, under which there will be a Council of Ministers. Possible names for this position include Abdul Ghani Baradar or Mulla Baradar or Mulla Yacoub, son of Mulla Umar. Mullah Omar founded the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in 1996 and led protests against the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Omar was ousted after the US invasion of Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks.
Plan to restore 50 years old constitution
Meanwhile, the Taliban plans to restore the 1964–65 Afghan constitution, which was drafted by then-Afghan President Mohammad Daoud Khan. The change of constitution is symbolic as the present constitution was prepared under foreign powers.