After the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike at Balochistan, Haibatullah Akhundzada is announced as a successor to Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a drone strike with two other people in Blochistan on May 21, 2016, when he was coming from Iran after that when Taliban confirmed that their great leader Mullah Akhar Mansour was dead than the number one contender for the leadership of Taliban is Haibatullah Akhundzada.
Now he is the successor to Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was now resting the grave yard of Spin Boldak a district of Afghanistan.
Siraj Haqanni and Mullah Omar’s son Mullah Yaqub are now going to be the right hand of Haibatullah Akhundzada and now this team is going to handle all the matters of Taliban.
Before all that this newly formed leader is the right hand of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor and among his fellow Taliban he was not famous as a soldier he is known as a scholar in the group of Taliban .
Some of the Taliban groups are not agreed to appoint Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new leader of Taliban but in a secret meeting it was decided he will be the new leader of Taliban because he had spent a lot of time with Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
He share’s the thoughts with Mullah Akhtar Mansour both of them always agreed at the same point and Taliban wanted a new leader just like Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
Haibatullah Akhundzada also hated America very much he was a senior judge during insurgent groups and he ruled over five years of Afghanistan, Taliban knows him as a teacher and a great scholar and Haibatullah Akhundzada said that he will take the revenge of Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s death from America.