#Kabul: Mullah Mohammad Yaqub, the son of Mullah Omar, the mastermind of the Kandahar hijacking and the founder of the Taliban, is now Afghanistan’s new defense minister. The Taliban announced the names of the new government’s ministers in Afghanistan on Tuesday There is Yakub’s name as the country’s defense minister
In 1999, the Taliban hijacked a Delhi-bound Indian Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Kandahar. Sixteen passengers were detained for seven days The Indian Airlines plane was hijacked to free Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, al-Umar Mujahideen militant group leader Mustaq Ahmed Jargar and British-born al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh from Indian prisons. It is alleged that the plane was hijacked with the help of ISI
In addition to Yaqub, the Taliban’s new cabinet includes a number of Taliban leaders whose names appear on the list of militants declared by the United States and the United Nations. It is clear from this how influential the Haqqani network is in Afghanistan at the moment And the truth behind this Haqqani network is the support of ISI
Although the Haqqani network has close ties to the Taliban in Afghanistan, they operate independently. According to a United Nations report, the Haqqani network has the most skilled forces on the battlefield within the Taliban. Led by Sirajuddin Haqqani 7 He is again the interior minister of the new Taliban government
Mullah Yaqub, who has been named defense minister, was appointed head of the Taliban’s military commission in May. Disagreements within the Taliban leadership over his appointment as defense minister are also one of the reasons for the delay in forming a government.
Mullah Yaqub and Sirajuddin Haqqani wanted the Taliban’s new government to be in the hands of their military wing. They wanted to keep Dohar’s Taliban leadership out of power According to a United Nations report, Mullah Yaqub has a desire to lead the Taliban