KSA, US sign deal on combating human trafficking

KSA, US sign deal on combating human trafficking
President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban delivers a speech before the UN Human Rights Council as the during the Universal Periodic Review on November 5, 2018 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 20 November 2018

KSA, US sign deal on combating human trafficking

KSA, US sign deal on combating human trafficking
  • Al-Aiban praised the constructive cooperation with the United States

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia, represented by the Human Rights Commission, signed in Riyadh a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons in the US Department of State.
The MoU was co-signed by the President of the Saudi Human Rights Commission Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban and Ambassador-at-Large John Cotton Richmond.
Al-Aiban praised the constructive cooperation with the US, stressing the Kingdom’s keenness and continuous efforts to expand international cooperation in combating this crime.
The MoU also aims to strengthen national capacities by providing expertise and technical consultations in the field of combating people-trafficking crimes and developing the capabilities of the workers.