Abdul Khaliq Abid, the deputy minister of tribal affairs and borders, in an exclusive interview told TOLOnews that after the Islamic Emirate came to power, 750 ethnic conflicts have been solved in the country.
Abid added that the Islamic Emirate is committed to solving the ethnic conflicts and more than 140 other conflicts are getting solved.
According to the deputy minister, after the Islamic Emirate came to power, people will no longer be allowed to marry off their daughters as retribution for murders committed by her male family members.
He added that this tradition [marrying off girls to compensate for murder] has been stopped across the country.
Regarding solving ethnic feuds, Abid said: "Across the country, 750 big and small conflicts have been resolved. From 10 years to nearly 100 years these conflicts have existed, when several people were killed among these parties, and now they are resolved.
He added that small and big conflicts in Nooristan, Panjshir, Badakhshan and a number of other provinces have been solved and the long-time conflicts have changed to friendship.
According to this official of the ministry, after the Islamic Emirate came to power, no girls have been married off in exchange for murders committed by her family members.
He said: “No one can marry off his daughter or his sister for the murder they committed because God has given a clear verdict for the murderer.”
Meanwhile, a number of analysts consider it important to resolve conflicts in order to unite the citizens of the country.
"By solving ethnic enmities, people will trust the government and ethnic unity will be ensured among the citizens of the country," Gul Mohammadudin Mohammadi, a political analyst, told TOLOnews.
Abdul Khaliq Abid, the deputy minister of tribal affairs and borders, in this interview added that the rights of all Afghan citizens are guaranteed throughout the country, and claims that the rights of minorities are not protected in the country are not true.