Taliban Leader Says Sharia Law Will Be in Force in Afghanistan
"In the future, all issues of governance and life in Afghanistan will be governed by the laws of Holy Sharia", the statement says.
"The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan [self-designation of the Taliban political system] will use all its resources for economic power, prosperity and development, in addition to strengthening security. It will manage domestic revenues appropriately and transparently, provide special opportunities for international investment and various sectors of trade, will effectively fight unemployment", Akhundzada said in a statement.
"We want strong and healthy relations with our neighbours and other countries based on respect and interaction. Our relations with these countries will be based on the interests and benefits of Afghanistan. We are committed to all international laws and agreements, resolutions and obligations that do not contradict Islamic law and national values," the statement says.