He was sacked unceremoniously ahead of the World Cup earlier this year.
Next year, the ACB will issue a tender for sanctioning of rights for the APL.
Afghanistan recently played a full series versus Ireland in Dehradun.
They will start their World Cup campaign on June 1 against Australia.
The decision was, criticized by fans as well as senior players Mohammad Nabi and new T20I captain Rashid Khan.
The ACB selectors picked the side from a pool of 23 players who had been training in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
Afghan was sacked as the captain last week and Naib was handed over the ODI captaincy ahead of the World Cup.
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They will train in South Africa and will play six practice matches.
Afghanistan will start their World Cup campaign against Australia on 1 June.