Taliban Foreign Ministry instructs employees to adhere to religious practices

The Taliban’s Foreign Ministry has issued a directive to its employees, both inside and outside Afghanistan, urging them to adhere to religious practices.

A directive letter signed by Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Taliban’s Foreign Minister, emphasises the importance of employees participating in congregational prayers and religious lessons.

The directive also states that employees should conform to the traditions and rules of the Prophet Muhammad and Sharia law.

The document has been shared on social media, and its authenticity has been confirmed by an employee from the Taliban’s Foreign Ministry.

The Taliban has taken a number of measures to enforce religious practices among government employees. These measures include making it compulsory for employees to grow beards and wear traditional clothing, providing religious teachings to employees, and requiring employees to take exams on Islamic subjects.