22 C
Agartala
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Afghan caretaker gov’t leader picks up new acting prime minister

Date:

The Afghan caretaker government’s supreme leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Mawlawi Abdul Kabir as the acting prime minister, chief government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said.

“Since esteemed acting Prime Minister Mullah Hassan Akhund is sick and needs treatment and rest in Kandahar for some time, esteemed Mawlawi Abdul Kadir has been appointed to take charge of the Premier Office affairs,” Mujahid said on his Twitter account on Wednesday.

Mawlawi Kabir served as the deputy prime minister on political affairs and a member of the Taliban negotiating team with the United States on the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan in August 2021.

As an influential member of the Taliban, he served as the governor of Nangarhar province during the previous regime of the Taliban, which collapsed in 2001 after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan.

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Assam Rifles holds media interaction,  emphasizes security measures, societal benefits

BY TC News Desk Agartala, 27th February 2024: Assam Rifles...

State records over 16% rise in GST collections

BY TC News Desk Agartala, 27th February 2024: The GST...

PCC’s ex-chief Pijush joins Congress, 20 leaders and members’ quits party

BY TC News Desk Agartala, 27th February 2024:  Former Pradesh...

Govt actively working to enhance tourism sector in Tripura: CM

 BY TC News Desk Agartala, 27th February 2024:  Chief Minister...