- It will be difficult to get international recognition between the conflict in Panjshir and the devastated economy.
- The founders of the Taliban, Mullah Omar Kabbata, Mullah Mohammad Yacoub, and Sher Mohammad Abbas Stankzai, will also have an important role in the government.
The Taliban government will be announced today in Afghanistan, which is in crisis after the departure of the US army. Mullah Baradar, the co-founder of the Taliban, will lead this government. Although the new government was to be formed on Friday, it was postponed by a day. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the formation of the new government would be announced on Saturday.
Taliban sources said a public announcement on the appointment of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the chairman of the Taliban’s political office in Doha, as the head of government would be made soon. Along with Mullah Baradar, Mullah Mohammad Yacoub and Sher Mohammad Abbas Stankzai, sons of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, will also have an important role in the government. Mufti Inamullah Samangani, a senior official of the Taliban’s Information and Culture Commission, said all the top leaders had reached Kabul and preparations were in the final stages to announce a new government. There has been a mutual agreement on the formation of the government, and now some necessary talks are taking place regarding the cabinet.
Akhundzada will build an Islamic government structure
According to a senior Taliban official, the group’s Supreme Leader Haibatullah Akhundzada will focus on religious matters and building a polity on the lines of Iran in the realm of Islam. According to current information, the new Taliban government will have 25 ministers along with a sura or advisory council of 12 Muslim scholars.
It is also being planned to convene a Loya Jirga or General Assembly within six to eight months, which will bring together elders and representatives of Afghan society to discuss the constitution and the structure of the future government.
Afghan women protest in Kabul
A group of Afghan women demonstrated in the capital Kabul on Friday to demand participation in the Taliban-led government in Afghanistan. According to CNN, the group, called the Women’s Political Participation Network, took out a march on the streets outside the Afghanistan Finance Ministry with banners in their hands, shouting slogans. The women involved in the march demanded to be given a political role to decide for themselves in the country.
Know about Mulla Abdul Ghani Baradar
Born in 1968 in the Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, Baradar was a religious fanatic from the beginning. He is the brother-in-law of Taliban founder Mullah Omar. Baradar fought against the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Afghanistan was engulfed in a civil war between the country’s rival warlords after the Russian army was driven out in 1992. Baradar had established a madrasa in Kandahar with his former commander Mulla Umar. After this Mullah Omar and Mullah Baradar founded the Taliban.
When the US invaded Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, all the top Taliban leaders found refuge in Pakistan. These leaders also included Mullah Omar and Abdul Ghani Baradar. Baradar is said to have been arrested by Pakistan in February 2010 in Karachi, Pakistan. However, it was revealed about a week later. After this, Baradar was kept in a Pakistani jail till October 2018 and was later released on US intervention.