The wait for the new Taliban government in the Afghanistan is now over. As the whole world sets its eyes on the newly captured Afghanistan state by the Taliban.

Heads in the Taliban Government

Mullah Mohammad Hassan, Head of the Taliban Leadership Council, was named the acting prime minister, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed told a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday. The Taliban Co-Founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the main public face of the group who signed a peace agreement with the Trump administration last year, would function as his deputy.

Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob, son of Mullah Omar, has been appointed Minister of Defense.

Sirajuddin Haqqani, son of the founder of the Haqqani network, will be the Minister of the Interior, the main spokesman of Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid told a press conference in Kabul.

All appointments are in an acting position, said Mujahid.

“We’re not a tribal force,” Mujahed said, adding that the group wanted good relations with the U.S. despite the war. “We hope all countries in the world will recognize the legitimacy of our government and our Islamic regime.”

The Taliban wants good relations with all the countries of the world, including the United States, Mujahed told reporters. He called the cabinet a “diverse group” which included a variety of ethnic groups and origins, although no woman was chosen.

On the other hand, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that she still don’t know about when and how the newly formed Taliban government be recognized as legit.

“There’s no rush to recognition,” she said. “It is really going to be dependent on what steps the Taliban takes. The world will be watching, the United States included.”

Other key cabinet members included:

  • Abdul Salam Hanafi, second deputy prime minister
  • Amir Khan Muttaqi as acting foreign minister
  • Hedayatullah Badri as acting finance minister
  • Din Mohammad as acting economy minister
  • Mohammad Edris as acting governor of the central bank

For the new Taliban government, parts is in question. Indications of a financial emergency are blending, with costs of fundamental necessities rising in Kabul while banks run low on cash. The U.S. has frozen generally $9 billion in resources having a place with Da Afghanistan Bank, or DAB, the country’s national bank, and the International Monetary Fund remove the gathering from utilizing store save resources.


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