Taliban invite Aga Khan to visit Afghanistan

Taliban invite Aga Khan to visit Afghanistan

KABUL: Taliban have invited Ismaili Muslims’ spiritual leader His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to visit Afghanistan.

Taliban invite Aga Khan. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said on Saturday that top leaders of the group met an envoy of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Akbar Pesnani, to discuss a comprehensive development strategy for Afghanistan, Russian news agency Sputnik reported.

The Taliban announced that interim government’s Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi met Mr Pesnani and the latter briefed him on the activities of the AKDN aimed at developing the cultural, economic and social spheres in Afghanistan.

Mr Pesnani also said over 140 cultural heritage sites had been restored in Afghanistan with the foundation’s assistance. Hanafi said the Taliban were ready to assist the foundation in its mission in the country.

Emphasizing that the joint activities should focus on the development of the healthcare and education systems in Afghanistan, Hanafi said the Taliban had already begun creating conditions for girls’ education in the country.

Mr Pesnani also stated that the first priority should be the development of women education in Afghanistan.

Currently, Afghanistan is faced with various issues as the country’s government collapsed on Aug 15, 2021, before the Taliban took control. Taliban invite Aga Khan.–ANI 

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15 Replies to “Taliban invite Aga Khan to visit Afghanistan”

  1. This is good news it indicates Taliban is seriously pursuing for better Afghanistan this time for different Afghanistan people of Afghanistan may develop Trust in them and ultimately the whole world will see the proof that Muslims are peaceful community

  2. It’s indeed a very good move by the Taliban minister to invite The Aga Khan to come for their help. As the world knows that AKDN has been helping in building peoples of different cultures livelihood by building Schools, Hospitals and other Cultural restoration of important sites. I sincerely hope the people of Afghanistan will surely benefit and have a good life ahead.

  3. The people of Afghanistan have gone through lots of turmoil in their own country. It’s sad to see the suffering they have been through. This is a good news and good start for the betterment for the Afghan people and their Nation.

  4. The people of Afghanistan have gone through lots of turmoil in their own country. It’s sad to see the suffering they have been through. This is a good news and good start for the betterment for the Afghan people and their Nation.

  5. This is absolutely what Afghanistan needs and who better
    Than the Aga khan who has tirelessly worked for the betterment of society world wide . When women are educated the whole family takes a step forward and the the efforts of the Aga khan foundation has proven it world wide what a difference it makes . We hear very little as the Aga Khan never in the true spirit of Islam says all this that is taken on by him but truly helps the world become a better place Inshallah

  6. H H the Aga khan is a wise religious and global leader whose support will benefit Afghanistan 🇦🇫 a lot. Great decision

    Yas

  7. They have to live in the modern world if they want to rule their country. Taliban seem to have learnt from their past atrocities on their own people that is going to pay for their future acceptance in the modern world.

  8. That’s wonderful news. His Highness the Agakhan can be a bridge between Afghanistan and the western countries to get the help they need.

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