The picture is starting to clear about the new government in Afghanistan. The new government to be formed in Afghanistan will be headed by the supreme leader of the Taliban, Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada. According to the report of news agency ANI, there will also be a Prime Minister in the new government. At the same time, according to the news agency IANS, the Taliban said that agreements have been reached for the future arrangement of government in Kabul. The new government will be announced soon. According to Khama News Agency, these agreements have been signed under the leadership of IEA chief Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada.
New government will be formed on Friday
According to Tolo News, Aamulla Samangani, a member of the Taliban’s Cultural Commission, said, “The leader of the Taliban will be Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada as the leader of the new government.” There should be no doubt about it. The new Islamic government we will announce will be a role model for the people. At the same time, according to the report of the news agency Sputnik, the Taliban will announce the formation of a new government on Friday, 3 September. As of now, there has been no discussion about the national flag and the national anthem.
Governance will be like Iran
According to the New York Times, Akhundzada recently held a meeting with top Taliban leaders in Kandahar. It is believed that Afghanistan will also have a system of governance like Iran. Iran may have a president, but the real head of government is the supreme leader. At present, the supreme leader of Iran is Ayatollah Khamenei. Like Khamenei, Akhundzada is called Rahbar in the Taliban, which means leader.
Baradar likely to become prime minister
The name of the prime minister in the new government has not yet been announced, but according to a New York Times report, Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar could be replaced. Baradar was negotiating with the US on behalf of the Taliban. After this, American soldiers have gone out of Afghanistan. At the same time, local media reports said that Mulla Baradar may be given the responsibility of the Ministry of External Affairs.
Situation not clear on Karzai and Abdullah
Mawlawi Muhammad Yacob, son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, is also likely to get the top post in the new government. Similarly, the influential leader of the Taliban, Sirajuddin Haqqani, will get a big post in the government. However, it is not yet clear whether former presidents Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah will get a place in the government. The two leaders are still in Kabul and negotiating a new government with the Taliban even after President Ashraf Ghani left the country.
People of previous government will not be involved
At the same time, according to the news agency IANS, Taliban spokesman and Executive Information and Culture Minister Zabiullah Mujahid has made it clear that the people of the previous government will not be included in the new government of Afghanistan. It is noteworthy that on August 15, the Taliban had captured almost the whole of Afghanistan, including Kabul, and on August 30, the US Army has also left Afghanistan after twenty years.
US will continue to carry out drone strikes in Afghanistan
At the same time, the US has clearly warned that its drone attacks on the Islamic State-Khorasan present in Afghanistan will continue. According to the news agency ANI, the US has also said that even after the withdrawal of their forces, the capability to attack Afghanistan remains, whenever needed, this capability will be used. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that we are fully prepared to protect and defend our national interests. At the same time, Biden has said that those who harm America’s interests will not be released under any circumstances.
US Defense Minister said – we did a great job
Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday that the US has evacuated a total of more than 124,000 people, including about 6,000 American citizens, from Afghanistan. He said – We have done all this in the midst of a pandemic and grave dangers. The work that America and its allies have done in Afghanistan in such a short time cannot be done by any other army in the world.
Britain talked about getting its people out
Britain is in talks with the Taliban to evacuate its civilians and Afghan allies left in Afghanistan. Giving this information, the BBC said that Saigan Gass, the special representative of Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Afghanistan, is on a visit to Doha. Where he is in talks with the representatives of the Taliban. According to the news agency IANS, Britain wants the Taliban to provide safe routes for the evacuation of its civilians and Afghan allies.
Japan will move its embassy to Qatar
At the same time, according to the report of the news agency ANI, in view of the tense situations in Afghanistan, Japan is considering relocating the Kabul embassy to Qatar. This information was given by Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. According to local media, the Foreign Minister said that at present the work of the Japanese consulate is being done from Istanbul, Turkey, temporarily. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has already told that the US is moving its embassy from Afghanistan to Doha, the capital of Qatar.