Supreme Leader of Afghanistan

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Supreme Leader of Islamic Emirate of Aghanistan
Arms of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.svg
Flag of the Taliban.svg
Hibatullah Akhundzada

since 15 August 2021
TypeHead of state
Head of government
Member ofCabinet
Executive Branch of Afghanistan
ResidenceAfghanistan Presidential Palace
AppointerLeadership Council
Term lengthLife tenture, no term limit
PrecursorAshraf Ghani
(as president)
Inaugural holderMohammed Omar
Formation15 August 2021
(government collapse)
SuccessionPresident of Afghanistan
(as head of state and government)
DeputyDeputy Supreme Leader of Afghanistan

The supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, or simply known as the supreme leader of Afghanistan is the head of state and head of government of Afghanistan. The leader is also the commander-in-chief of the Afghan Armed Forces.

Hitbatullah Akhundzada is the second and current supreme leader of Afghanistan, in office since August 15, 2021.