Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 12:29:37 pm
Govt enforces two new laws to stop human trafficking: Rashid
June 10, 2021

United States has acknowledged Pakistan's efforts to check human and drug trafficking.

The views were expressed by US State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan Lesslie C. Vaguerie while talking to Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed in Islamabad today (Thursday).

Sheikh Rashid said government has enforced two new laws to stop human trafficking.

The Minister expressed hope that new laws will prove to be helpful in eliminating human trafficking. He said fencing on Afghan border will prove to be effective in curbing human trafficking

Sheikh Rashid said Pakistan arrested two thousand people involved in human trafficking.

He said federal and Sindh governments have filed appeals against acquittal of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and proceedings are underway. He said final decision will be made in the light of Supreme Court's decision.