Khartoum - The Higher Committee on Combating Human Trafficking has announced setting up of a national strategy for combating the crime of human trafficking, which
affects Sudan as a transit country, besides enhancing the legal frameworks in accordance with the international criteria.
Vice-President Hassabo Mohamed Abdul Rahman chaired at the Republican Palace yesterday a meeting of the Higher Committee on Combating Human Trafficking in the presence of all concerned parties.
The meeting discussed the regular report of the committee, focusing on the legal frameworks for combating human trafficking crime.
Attorney General Omer Ahmed Mohamed reviewed during the meeting report of the legal committee on the legislations pertinent to the human trafficking crime, tackling such issues as protection of victims and their return, extradition of culprits, methods of technical statistics for crimes and trials and procedures of international cooperation on pursuing culprits.
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Abdulghani Al-Naiem explained in a press statement that the meeting agreed on preparing a national strategy for combating human trafficking crime, which affects Sudan as a country of transit.
He pointed out that the meeting tackled the American annual report, which upgraded Sudan from tier 3 to tier 2 for the progress the country has made in combating human trafficking crime, which was acknowledged by the American government.