Deputy Minister of information and culture and spokesperson of the Taliban Zabiullah Mujahid in a Twitter post said that Doctor Abdul Latif Nazari has been appointed as professional Deputy Minister of the economy.

The Twitter post reads that Nazari has been appointed based on the decree of the Supreme Leader of the Taliban Mullah Hebtullah Akhundzada.

“Doctor Abdul Latif Nazari is a Hazara brother and has ability in the area of economy.” Reads the Twitter post.

Nazari is a PhD holder and has been a university lecturer in Kabul.

Nazari is not the only non-Pashtoon figure in the interim government of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan but before that, another non-Pashtoon (Hazara) Doctor Hassan Ghyasi was appointed Deputy Minister of Public Health.