Gen. Zahir AzimiAfghan defense officials on Monday said that Taliban militants have deployed a large number of fighters to Afghanistan after closing its religious Madrasas in Pakistan.

According to reports thousands of of Taliban fighters are busy with the religious studies in Pakistani Madrasas.

The officials also added that Taliban group has increased its psychological war and claim that NATO troops have been defeated in Afghanistan and that Taliban group will gain power after 2014.

Defense ministry spokesman Gen. Zahir Azimi told reporters in capital Kabul on Monday, “Based on our information, Taliban has closed all its religious Madrasas in Pakistan and Taliban has deployed all its fighters in Afghanistan to carry out insurgency and suicide attacks.”

Increased insurgency activities by Taliban militants comes amid preparations by NATO troops to withdraw from the country after Afghan security forces takes full security lead across the country.

Gen. Zahir Azimi said Taliban group is expecting a victory in 2014 and therefore has deployed all its fighters in Afghanistan in a bid to take control of the power after NATO troops leave Afghanistan.

Meanwhile Afghan defense officials assured that Taliban’s increased insurgency activities will have not impact on the security situation of the country, since Taliban militants do not have the capability to face Afghan security forces.

Defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi said Taliban militants will be able to carry out major attacks in eastern provinces of Afghanistan bordering Pakistan, however Afghan security forces are ready to counter their attacks.