Islamic Emirate Appoints 27 Senior Officials

The 27 appointees will fill government and military positions.

The Islamic Emirate officials said they appointed 27 people in senior positions to ministries as well as to other departments and to the military.

Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Islamic Emirate, said these people have been appointed to these positions based on an order by Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada, the leader of the Taliban.

Based on a list which Mujahid posted on Twitter, Mawlawi Shahabuddin Delavar has been selected as the acting minister of mines and petroleum, and Mullah Mohammad Abbas Akhund has been named the acting minister of disaster management.

The following have been appointed:

Mawlawi Shahabuddin Delavar, acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum

Haji Mullah Mohammad Isa Akhund, Deputy Minister of Mines and Petroleum

Mullah Mohammad Abbas Akhund, acting Minister of Disaster Management

Mawlawi Sharafuddin, Deputy Minister of Disaster Management

Mawlawi Enayatullah, Deputy Minister of Disaster Management

Mawlawi Hamdullah Zahed, head of the National Procurement Authority

Sheikh Abdul Rahim, Deputy Director of National Procurement Authority

Mawlawi Qudaratullah Jamal, Head of the Supreme Audit Office

Mawlawi Ezatullah, Deputy Director of the Supreme Audit Office

Mawlawi Mohammad Yousef Mestari, acting Director of Prisons

Mullah Habibullah Fazli, Deputy Director of Prison Affairs

Mawlawi Keramatullah Akhundzadeh, head of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission

Mawlawi Ahmad Taha, Deputy Minister for Borders and Tribal Affairs

Mawlawi Gul Zarrin, head of the Kuchi department in the Ministry of Borders and Tribal Affairs

Sheikh Mawlawi Abdul Hakim, Deputy Minister of Martyrs and the Disabled

Mawlawi Saeed Ahmad Shahidkhel, Deputy Minister of Education

Mawlawi Abdul Rahman Halim, Deputy Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development

Mawlawi Atiqullah Azizi, Deputy Minister of Finance and Administration at the Ministry of Information and Culture

Mullah Faizullah Akhund, Deputy Minister of Youth at the Ministry of Information and Culture

Mawlawi Saifuddin Taieb, Deputy Director of Communications at the administrative office

Mawlawi Fathullah Mansour, head of Kandahar airport

Mohammad Ismail, Executive Commander of the Military Court

Mawlawi Esmatullah Asim, Deputy of Afghan Red Crescent Society

Mawlawi Rahimullah Mahmoud, Deputy Commander of Al-Badr Corps in Kandahar

Mawlawi Abdul Samad, Deputy Commander of the Azm Corps in Helmand

Mullah Nasir Akhund, Deputy Minister of Finance

Mawlawi Arefullah Aref, Deputy Minister of Energy and Water.

Islamic Emirate Appoints 27 Senior Officials