MONITORING DESK: Senior Taliban leader Qari Fasihuddin has taken charge as the new army chief of Afghanistan.
The state Bakhtar News Agency broke the news on their official Twitter account on Tuesday.
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BNA posted a picture of Fasihuddin sitting on the chair of the Afghan army chief, saying that the new army chief has taken office.
قاری فصیحالدین لوی درستیز امارت اسلامی افغانستان امروز رسمآ وظیفهاش را آغاز کرد. pic.twitter.com/rZstdVtlYC
— Bakhtar News Agency (@BakhtarNA) September 14, 2021
The Taliban announced members of an interim government on September 7, three weeks after their takeover of Afghanistan.