Taliban has called on the international community to recognise the "Islamic Emirate" of Afghanistan, claiming that if recognised, the concerns and complaints of the world community will be addressed in a better way, Afghanistan-based Tolo News reported.
"The Islamic Emirate will be paying more attention to its responsibilities and the complaints we have among ourselves or from other countries will be addressed in a good way. Because one side will feel itself responsible regarding the laws and regulation," Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said, as quoted by Tolo News.
According to Mujahid, if some powerful world countries prevent Afghanistan's recognition, the rest of the world countries should not follow them.
This comes as the Taliban led Ministry of Economy said that the lack of recognition of the "Islamic Emirate" by the international community since last August has caused challenges in the country.
"If the Islamic Emirate is recognized, the engagement of Afghanistan with the international community will increase and this will cause stabilization in the region," said Abdul Latif Nazari, Afghan deputy Minister of Economy under the caretaker Taliban regime.
According to analysts, forming an inclusive government, countering terrorism, not allowing the use of Afghan soil against other countries, and ensuring human rights, especially the rights of women and girls, will pave the ground for recognition of the Islamic Emirate.
World's patience is running out for engagement with Taliban: UN envoy
An upset Pakistan says Taliban's remarks 'against spirit of friendly ties'
Freezing weather in decade's 'coldest winter' kills 124 in Afghanistan
Afghanistan's Taliban govt shuts down main border point with Pakistan
Afghan Americans protest against Taliban ban on women's education
Pakistan's current account deficit shrank 90% in January, says SBP
India steel imports from Russia rise to eight-year high in April-Jan: Data
UN Security Council calls for de-escalation of Israeli-Palestinian tensions
US urges UN to condemn N Korea; China, Russia blame Washington for tension
UAE to host first I2U2 vice-ministerial meeting in Abu Dhabi today
"To earn recognition, the Taliban should refer to the people first. They should observe law, politics and governance. They should recognize the rights of the people," said Sayed Jawad Sijadi, a political analyst, according to Tolo News.
"They (Islamic Emirate) should reach an agreement with the international community and solve their problems via diplomatic ways," said Torialai Zazai, another political analyst.
As Afghanistan continues to face a humanitarian crisis and grapples with the worst political turmoil, the European Union (EU) special envoy for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson, recently, said that they are not in favour of isolating Afghanistan but recognising the Taliban regime is also not an option, Khaama Press reported.
Taliban prohibited co-education in universities, separating morning classes for girls and afternoon classes for boys. Recently, the group also banned secondary education for female students. Although this decision has been withdrawn, the schools are yet to be reopened.
Niklasson also emphasised the importance of forming an inclusive administration and defending the rights of the Afghan people, including the rights of women and girls, as well as religious minorities.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)