The Taliban’s political office spokesperson Naeem Wardak in a Twitter post said that a nine-member delegation led by the head of office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar visited China on Tuesday.

The Taliban delegation is visiting China on a two-day trip and met with the foreign minister of China, Wang Yi, reads the tweet.

As per Naeem Wardak, the delegation includes, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Suhail Shaheen, Abdulsalaam Hanafi, Khairullah Khairkhaw, Shahabudeen Delawar, Matiullah Khales, Emar Yaser, Nebrasulhaq Aziz, and the spokesperson himself.

The visit is said to be aimed at discussing bilateral relations with China, the peace process, and other relevant issues.

Naeem Wardak in a series of Twitter posts said that the delegation has assured China that they-Taliban- will not pose any threat to neighboring countries and China has also pledged not to interfere in other’s internal issues and will contribute to the peace process of Afghanistan.

The Taliban’s last visit was that to Russia after a meeting with the Afghan government delegation in the Iranian capital Tehran.

The group’s high-level meeting with the Afghan delegation led by Abdullah Abdullah in Qatar was found promising and both sides are reportedly set to meet again in near future.


  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.