Lahore, 17th August: The deputy leader of the Taliban Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar along with senior leaders departed for Afghanistan from Doha after the Taliban fighters took over Kabul on Sunday.
According to details, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and senior Taliban leaders left for Afghanistan from Doha, Qatar, through a special plane on Tuesday.
According to reports from ARY News, Mullah Baradar and the Taliban leaders will first land in Kandahar and later head to the Afghan capital Kabul.
A Twitter account shared the video and announced, “A large number of #Talibans are on their way to #Kandahar airport to receive Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. Mullah Abdul Ghani is arriving in #Afghanistan from #Doha today where he will also address the people.”
It is to be noted that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will be going to Afghanistan after almost 20 years. Sources have informed that Mullah Baradar will likely be given an important responsibility in Afghanistan.
According to news from Afghan media, prior to his departure, Mullah Baradar held a meeting with the Qatari foreign minister at the Taliban political office in Doha.
As per reports, during the meeting, political and security developments in Afghanistan were discussed between Baradar and the Qatari foreign minister.
It may be recalled that the Taliban on Sunday took control of the Presidential palace in Kabul as US-led forces departed and Western countries scrambled to evacuate their citizens on Monday.
According to reports, President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan on Sunday as the Taliban entered Kabul, saying he wanted to avoid bloodshed.
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