Afghanistan: Taliban officially declare Islamic Emirates and name new prime minister and government officials

Afghanistan: Taliban officially declare Islamic Emirates and name new prime minister and government officials



The Taliban have announced a new interim government in Afghanistan, naming Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund as the country's interim prime minister as they officially declared the country an "Islamic Emirate".


Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund (pictured above), is one of the movement's founders.



According to Taliban Spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid who made the announcement on Tuesday, September 7, the new interior minister will be Sarajuddin Haqqani.


Other appointments include Mullah Yaqoob as acting defence minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi as acting foreign minister, and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Mullah Abdul Salam Hanafi as two deputies.Latest Post
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