Taliban appoints new governors, police chiefs in key provinces

The Taliban on Monday announced the appointment of new governors for Kabul, Nimroz, and Daikundi provinces, along with new police chiefs for Paktika and Maidan Wardak provinces.

In a statement, the Taliban revealed that Mohammad Aman Obaid, formerly the governor of Daikundi, has been appointed as the new governor of Kabul.

Simultaneously, Mohammad Qasim Khalid, the former governor of the Taliban in Kabul, now assumes the role of governor in Nimroz.

Furthermore, Najibullah Rafi, the former governor of the Taliban in Nimroz, has been appointed as the governor of Daikundi province.

The statement also outlined changes in Taliban police leadership, with Mohammad Sharif Halimi, Taliban’s former police chief for Maidan Wardak, now serving as the police chief of Paktika.

Conversely, Abdul Qayyum Hilal, the Taliban’s former police chief of Paktika, takes on the role of police chief in Maidan Wardak province.