Who is Mullah Hassan Akhund head of Afghanistan Government?

In 1999, when Mullah Mohammed Hassan Akhund was Foreign Minister of IEA, he met then Prime Minister of Pakistan in Islamabad.

Kabul: The Taliban has announced on Tuesday an interim government in Afghanistan with Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as acting Prime Minister of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced the names of cabinet members for the interim government at a press conference in the Afghanistan capital, Kabul.

Zabihullah Mujahid said that Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund would be the caretaker Prime Minister of Afghanistan while Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Maulvi Abdul Salam Hanafi would be the Deputy Prime Ministers.

Who is Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund?

In this photo taken in 1999, PM Nawaz Sharif receives Afghan Foreign Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund in Islamabad
In this photo taken in 1999, PM Nawaz Sharif receives Afghan Foreign Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund in Islamabad

Taliban’s interim government head, Mullah Hassan Akhund, heads the Taliban’s leadership council.

Hassan Akhund hails Kandahar, is considered as religious scholar and one of the founders of the Taliban.

A Taliban leader said, “He served as the head of the leadership council for 20 years and established his credible reputation”.

“He has no military background but is a religious leader and is known for his character and piety”.

According to details, the new head of the Afghan government has worked with the current Taliban leader Mullah Hibatullah for 20 years.

He has served as foreign minister in the previous Taliban government.

When Mullah Mohammad Rabbani was serving as the Prime Minister, he also served as the Deputy Prime Minister.

Mullah Muhammad Hassan visited Pakistan in August 1999 as Foreign Minister. During the visit, he also met the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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