- Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund will be made the President and Mulla Baradar and Mulla Abdus Salaam will be on the number two and three positions.
- According to sources, Sirajuddin Haqqani will be the new Home Minister and will appoint governors.
- Zabiullah Mujahideen, who spoke to the media after the capture of the Taliban, will become the spokesman of Hasan Akhund
After the occupation of Afghanistan, the Taliban have finalized the formation of the government after a lot of brainstorming. According to media reports, the Taliban have decided the names of the prominent faces of the government. It is being told that to avoid controversies, it has been decided to make the lesser-known face the President.
CNN-News18 quoted sources as saying that Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund will be made the president and Mullah Baradar and Mullah Abdus Salamnumber will be on positions two and three. According to the report, the name of Hasan Akhund has been proposed by Taliban chief Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada.
According to sources, Sirajuddin Haqqani will be the new home minister and will appoint governors. According to this report, Zabiullah Mujahideen, who spoke to the media after the capture of the Taliban, would become the spokesman of Hasan Akhund.
According to the report, Hassan Akhund is currently the head of the Taliban’s powerful organization, the Rehbari Shura or Leadership Council, which takes important decisions. He is a resident of Kandahar from where the Taliban was born. He is also said to be one of the founders of the Taliban.
After the Taliban’s occupation of Afghanistan, now Pakistan has come out in the open. Pakistan ISI chief Hameed Faiz also visited Kabul. His visit was actually to contact the Haqqani network so that the Afghan army could be re-formed after the Taliban took over. Apart from this, Hameed also met Mulla Baradar.
Taliban captured Panjshir
After the insurgents’ claim of possession of Panjshir, the last stronghold of the Taliban, now the whole of Afghanistan is controlled by the Taliban. The Taliban said a new government would be formed soon. Earlier in the morning, the Taliban released a video of the Taliban flag being hoisted at the provincial governor’s house in Panjshir, claiming that it had captured the entire Panjshir.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said Ahmed Masood, who heads the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRFA), and former Vice President Amrullah Saleh have fled to neighboring Tajikistan. Masood has said in his Twitter message that he is safe but did not give any other details. Masood said that the Taliban’s claim of victory is false and our war is on. He appealed to the people to revolt against the Taliban throughout Afghanistan.
It has been said in the media report that the Taliban got a lot of help from Pakistan’s Air Force and drones in controlling Panjshir. Taliban fighters captured eight districts of Panjshir overnight. It is noteworthy that on Saturday itself, ISI Chief Faiz Hameed reached Kabul and got involved in the operation with the Taliban. Panjshir was finally captured by the Taliban after the heavy bombing on Sunday. Former Vice President Saleh is said to have fled to Tajikistan after the airstrike.