Mullah Baradar to head Taliban govt as President in Afghanistan

By: News Desk      Published: 05:10 PM, 15 Aug, 2021
Mullah Baradar to head Taliban govt as President in Afghanistan

Co-Founder of the Taliban, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is likely to be a new Afghan President under his re-emerged regime in Kabul.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, Mullah Baradar with a delegation of Taliban had reached Kabul and entered the Presidential Palace in the capital of Afghanistan.

As per the media reports, Mullah Baradar would take over after the Afghanistan government surrenders before the Taliban forces.

Mullah Brother was recently heading the political office of the Taliban in Doha, Qatar for holding negotiation with the stakeholders to maintain peace in Afghanistan.

Taliban forces had entered Kabul on Sunday but stopped at the gates and waiting for surrender from the Afghan government for the transfer of government to them in peaceful manners.

Mullah Baradar was born in 1968 in the Weetmak village of Deh Rahwod district in Oruzgan province of Afghanistan. He is a Durrani Pashtun of the Popalzai tribe.

He was the deputy of Taliban Commander Mullah Umar. He was captured near Karachi in Pakistan in 2010 and released in 2018 at the request of the United States of America (USA).

During Taliban rule from 1996 to 2001, he served in several positions including a governor of Harat and Nimruz provinces of Afghanistan. Reportedly, he commanded the Taliban corps in western Afghanistan. 

Mullah Baradar had signed the agreement on the withdrawal of the US forces from Afghanistan on behalf of the Taliban last year in February as chief of the Taliban’s diplomatic office in Doha.

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