The Taliban is an Islamic movement and military group waging war in the Middle East. According to recent reports, this group have gained control of Afghanistan after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.
This development implies that either of the two highest-ranked Taliban Leaders will be taking over the affairs of the country. This article will be featuring the 2 Taliban leaders that might likely take over the affairs of Afghanistan.
Below are their profiles:
(1) Malawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.
He had his Quranic education under his father who was a cleric before proceeding to an Islamic seminary school in Quetta. He later joined the Taliban and was responsible for issuing fatwas. In May 2016, he was appointed leader of the group after the demise of the former leader, Akhtar Mansour.
(2) Abdul Ghani Baradar.
Baradar is a soldier and the co-founder of the Taliban group in Afghanistan. He was born on 6 May 1968 in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
During the Taliban rule, he served as governor of Herat and Nimruz provinces. He was also a Commander during the Afghanistan - US war in 2001. In 2010, he was captured by the CIA in Pakistan but was later released in 2018 by Donald Trump's administration.
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