In Kabul, a Former American Citizen Keeps Running the City Under Taliban Watch


By Yaroslav Trofimov
Daoud Sultanzoy, mayor of Kabul under the Afghan republic, was permitted by the Taliban to stay in his role. SANDRA CALLIGARO FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

KABUL—After attending the funeral of a fellow United Airlines pilot who was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Daoud Sultanzoy decided to return to his native Afghanistan and help build its post-Taliban government.

These days, the 66-year-old mayor of Kabul is the most prominent official from the fallen Afghan republic to remain in his job after the Taliban returned to power on Aug. 15.


Publish : 2021-09-22 18:16:00

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