The Taliban made the Haqqani the Home Minister on whose head America put a reward of 5 million dollars

After capturing Afghanistan, the Taliban finally announced a new caretaker government. The organization has named Mullah Hassan Akhund as the next prime minister of Afghanistan, while Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has been made his deputy. America’s Most Wanted Terrorist has been made the Interior Minister (Home Minister) in the caretaker government of Afghanistan. The US has announced a reward of 5 million dollars ($ 5 million) on the head of Sirajuddin Haqqani and now the Taliban has given him an important responsibility in the new government.

Sirajuddin is the head of the Haqqani network

Sirajuddin the mastermind of the dreaded terrorist organization Haqqani Network, also has links with Pakistan’s intelligence agency Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). He is also considered a proxy of ISI. Recently, ISI Chief Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed had visited Afghanistan and stayed at the Serena Hotel in Kabul. Since this visit, it was believed that Pakistan wants to strengthen its position in the Taliban government. After Hamid’s visit, the Taliban announced their government and made Sirajuddin Haqqani the new interior minister. Now the Interior Ministry will have access to data that could be harmful to Afghan citizens working against the Taliban to strengthen democracy in Afghanistan.

America has given the tag of a global terrorist

While keeping a reward on Sirajuddin Haqqani, America has given him the status of a global terrorist. Sirajuddin is the son of anti-Soviet Mujahideen commander Jalauddin Haqqani. He is wanted by the FBI in the January 2008 bombings in the capital Kabul. Six people lost their lives in this blast on the hotel. Even the US State Department has announced a reward of five million dollars for his arrest.

Also accused of planning an attempt to kill Karzai

Not only this, Sirajuddin Haqqani is also believed to have been involved in planning an attempt to assassinate the then President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai in 2008. His alleged involvement in several suicide attacks and close ties to al-Qaeda are also a cause of concern for the international community.

Which ministry in the government of Afghanistan?

While announcing the new government, the Taliban also released a list of their names, who are going to become ministers. Mullah Yakub, the son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, has been made defense minister. Apart from Mulla Baradar, Mulla Abdas Salaam has also been made Deputy PM in the new government.

Information Minister Khairullah Khairkhawa was made. Apart from this, Zabiullah Mujahid has been given the post of Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Information, while the responsibility of Acting Foreign Minister has been given to Amir Khan Muttaki. Sher Abbas Stanikzai will be the deputy foreign minister. Apart from this, if we talk about the Ministry of Justice, it has been given to Abdul Hakim.

Who will be the finance minister in the Taliban government?

In the new government of Afghanistan, the Finance Minister will be Hedayatullah Badri, while the responsibility of the Education Minister will be on the shoulders of Sheikh Nurullah. Noor Mohamed Saqib, Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs, has been made and Minister of Tribal Affairs will be Noorullah Noori, besides Mohd Yunus Akhundzada will be the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development.

Wouldn’t Taliban 2.0 be much different from the previous regime?

On the other hand, analysts also argue that Taliban 2.0 is not going to be very different from the Taliban regime of 1996-2001 and women’s rights, education, taking all ethnic groups together appears to be a long process. At the same time, the 6 countries to which the Taliban have sent invitations to attend the inaugural program of their government include Pakistan, Iran, Qatar, Turkey, Russia and China.

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