Taliban Announces New Government

The Taliban has announced the formation of a new caretaker government just after it claimed victory in Panjishir, the last holdout or the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan.

According to the Taliban, the acting officials are:

  •  Hassan Akhund, prime minister,
  • Sarrajuddin Haqqani as interior minister, 
  • Mullah Yaqoob as defense minister, and
  • Amir Khan Muttaqi as foreign minister.
  • Mullah Abul Ghani Baradar, the head of the movement’s political office would be deputy Prime Minister.

There are still conflicting reports on the assignment of government officials. 

This is a breaking story. 

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