Hasan Akhund

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Hasan Akhund
محمد حسن اخوند
Acting Prime Minister of Afghanistan
Assumed office
7 September 2021
LeaderHibatullah Akhundzada
DeputyAbdul Ghani Baradar (acting)
Abdul Salam Hanafi (acting)
Preceded byAbdul Kabir (acting, 2001)
Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan
In office
27 September 1996 – 13 November 2001
Prime MinisterMohammad Rabbani
Abdul Kabir (acting)
LeaderMohammed Omar
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byAbdul Ghani Baradar (2021)
Abdul Salam Hanafi (acting)
Personal details
BornBetween 1945 and 1958
Pashmul, Panjwayi District (now in Zhari District), Kandahar Province, Kingdom of Afghanistan
Political party Taliban

Mohammad Hassan Akhund is a politician from Afghanistan.[1] In 2021 he became the prime minister of Afghanistan.

He was born between 1945 and 1958[2] in Pashmul in Kandahar Province.

Time as prime minister[change | change source]

Russia said that it will not take part "in the inauguration event for the new government of Afghanistan if it is held on the 9/11 anniversary", media said on September 10, 2021; After Russia said that, the event was moved to another day.[3]

There are worries about the Freedom of the press: "at least 14 journalists" were arrested "and then released" (or set free) over a two-day period; Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said that, and media told about that on September 10, 2021.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Who is Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund? All you need to know about head of Taliban's 'acting' govt". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 2021-09-10.
  2. "Security Council 1988 Committee Amends 105 Entries on Its Sanctions List | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases". www.un.org. Retrieved 2021-09-08.
  3. https://www.news18.com/news/india/taliban-cancel-911-govt-inaugural-ceremony-after-pressure-from-doha-4189874.html. CNN-News18. Retrieved 10 September 2021. "[...] Russia told the Doha peace negotiation team that it will not participate in the inauguration event if it is held on the 9/11 anniversary"
  4. "Afghanistan: Journalists tell of beatings by Taliban". BBC News. 2021-09-09. Retrieved 2021-09-11.