Maulvi Abdul Kabir becomes interim Afghanistan PM
The leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban, Mullah Hassan Akhund has formally resigned as the Prime Minister and named Deputy Prime Minister for Political Affairs Maulvi Abdul Kabir his successor late on Tuesday.
The resignation was tendered to Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, the supreme leader of Afghanistan.
The official confirmation of Maulvi Abdul Kabir’s appointment has been issued, according to Iran Press/Asia.
As the Taliban assumed power in Afghanistan, Maulvi Abdul Kabir was in charge as the political deputy of the Taliban prime minister.
This Taliban official added that Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund resigned as prime minister due to illness.
The 72-year-old was introduced as the prime minister of this group on just 24 days after the Taliban entered Kabul.
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