Baradar or Akhundzada: Who will head Afghanistan

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

New Delhi, Aug 19: With Afghanistan falling to the Taliban, all eyes would be on the new ruler of the war torn nation. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar who is the number two in the outfit is likely to head the government.

He is also in charge of the political wing of the outfit. Baradar arrived from Doha in Kandahar and he also took part in the press conference. Maulvi Haibatullah Akhundzada, the supreme leader of the Taliban was in contention to head the government. However this has been refuted and it is unlikely that he may take part in any governmental role.

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