Full list of interim Afghan cabinet members

The Taliban have announced an interim government in Afghanistan that will run the country’s stalled government affairs. 

Several of the names announced by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid have been appearing in the media. 

According to the Afghan News Agency, the names announced by the Taliban include the head of the cabinet, his two deputies, as well as interim ministers and their deputies, whose details are as follows: 

  • Mohammad Hassan Akhund (caretaker Prime Minister)  
  • Abdul Ghani Baradar (Interim Deputy Prime Minister)
  • Abdul Salam Hanafi (Interim Deputy Prime Minister)
  • Muhammad Yaqub (Interim Minister of Defense)
  • Sirajuddin Haqqani (Interim Interior Minister)
  • Amir Khan Muttaqi (Interim Foreign Minister)
  • Hidayatullah Badri (Interim Minister of Finance)
  • Noorullah Munir (Interim Minister of Education)
  • Khairullah Khair Khawa (Interim Minister of Information and Culture)
  • Noor Mohammad (Interim Minister for Hajj and Religious Affairs)
  • Qari Hanif (Interim Minister of Economy)
  • Abdul Hakim Shari (Interim Minister of Justice)
  • Noorullah Noori (Interim Minister for Border and Tribal Affairs)
  • Younis Akhundzada (Interim Minister for Rural and Urban Development)
  • Abdul Manan Omari (Interim Minister for Public Affairs)
  • Muhammad Issa Akhund (Interim Minister for Mining and Petroleum)
  • Abdul Latif Mansoor (Interim Minister for Water Resources and Energy)
  • Hamidullah Akhundzada (Interim Minister for Transport and Aviation)
  • Abdul Baqi Haqqani (Interim Minister for Higher Education)
  • Najibullah Haqqani (Interim Minister for Telecommunications)
  • Khalil-ur-Rehman Haqqani (Interim Minister for Refugees) 
  • Abdul Haq Wasiq (Interim Head of the General Directorate of Intelligence)
  • Haji Mohammad Idrees (Interim Head, Central Bank)
  • Ahmad Jan Ahmadi (Interim Head of Administrative Affairs)
  • Mohammad Fazal Akhund (Deputy Minister of Defense) 
  • Qari Fasihuddin (Interim Chief of Army Staff)
  • Sher Muhammad Abbas Stanikzai (Interim Deputy Foreign Minister)
  • Noor Jalal (Interim Deputy Interior Minister)
  • Zabihullah Mujahid (Interim Deputy Minister of Information and Culture)
  • Tajmeer Jawad (Interim Deputy General Directorate of Intelligence)
  • Rehmatullah Najib (Interim Deputy General Directorate of Intelligence)
  • Abdul Haq (Interim Deputy Minister for Home Affairs for Counter Narcotics Affairs) 
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