KABUL:In a bid to form government, a Taliban delegation on Wednesday held meetings with prominent political figures of Afghanistan, including former President Hamid Karzai.
The Taliban delegation was led by Anas Haqqani, a senior leader of the Haqqani Network, and the former government's main peace envoy, Abdullah Abdullah, was also present in the meeting, sources said.
On Aug. 15, Karzai had announced the formation of a coordination council along with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a veteran Afghan mujahideen leader and head of the Hezb-e-Islami party, and Abdullah to facilitate a smooth transition of power in the war-torn country.
Taliban overran the Afghan capital Kabul on Aug. 15 after the US and its forces withdrew from Afghanistan.
Meanwhile,former President Ashraf Ghani has now reached in the UAE and the group has declared that war in Afghanistan is over.