KABUL: Deputy ministry of youth affairs for information and culture held yesterday a session on the occasion of World Anti Human Trafficking Day in Kabul.
In the session, deputy minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat said that deputy ministry of youth affairs was working closely with national and international organizations to end and root out the phenomenon of human trafficking in the country.
He asked youths, ulemas, tribal elders, families and international organizations to cooperate with deputy ministry of youth affairs in this regard.
In the session, advisor to chief executive office Ahmad Noor Waqif spoke and said that currently human trafficking has changed to dangerous phenomena in the world. “National and international organizations take part in fighting the vicious phenomenon of human trafficking in the country, but efforts in this regard are not considerable due to increasing of the issue,” Waqif said, adding that human trafficking is crime in Islam and the country’s laws.
In the session, a commissioner of Independent Afghanistan Human Rights Commission (IAHRC) Qadria Yazdanparast spoke and said: “Afghanistan and the world should conduct a serious fight against human trafficking, laws of the country should be enforced and a national and international conference should held to raise voice against the crime.”
Meanwhile, minister of refugees and repatriates Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi said that human trafficking could be rooted out if justice and peace were maintained in the world.
At the end of the session, a feature film was displayed in this regard.
The Kabul Times