Taliban abolish two ministries in Afghanistan - ednews.net

17 January, Monday

Taliban abolish two ministries in Afghanistan

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The Taliban administration has abolished two ministries under the Afghan interim government, Taliban spokesman Bilal Karimi said, Report informs.

The abolished ministries are the State Ministry for Peace and the State Ministry for Parliamentary Affairs.

The Taliban also dissolved the Independent Election Commission and the Electoral Complaints Commission, which operated under the previous government. If necessary, the work of the commissions will be restored, Karimi noted.

However, the Taliban spokesman did not give information about the fate of civil servants who worked in the abolished ministries and commissions.

Earlier, the interim Taliban government transformed the Ministry of Women's Affairs into the Ministry of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

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