Kuwait Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh Thursday formed a team aimed at eliminating human traffickers who were importing large numbers of expatriates and leaving them unattended, as well as tackling relevant funding.
Al-Saleh, also Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, met with the team members and called on importance of establishing a mechanism that would eliminate human traffickers, an Interior Ministry statement said.
The team will be tasked with taking all legal measures against traffickers, as well as eliminate funding used for this illegal act, said the statement.
The team is headed by Minister Al-Saleh and consists of senior officials from the Public Authority of Manpower, Interior Ministry, Ministry of Justice, Fatwa and Legal Advice department and general investigation department
Source: Kuwait News Agency