(MENAFN- The Peninsula)
Doha: The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA), and Msheireb Museums at Msheireb Properties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaborative efforts to increase awareness on the global issue of modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
The MoU was signed by H E Mohammed Hassan Al-Obaidli, Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs and Secretary of the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, and Ali Al-Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties, in the presence of Dr. Hafiz Ali Abdulla, Director of Msheireb Museums, and representatives from the Ministry and the company.
The agreement underlines the commitment of the Ministry and Msheireb Properties to enhance awareness of human trafficking, a scrouge that impacts communities and individuals around the world. The two entities will join hands to implement awareness sessions on the subject. The cooperation agreement also covers supporting training courses and educational sessions hosted by schools and other entities in line with the mission of the Ministry and the Committee.
One of the key activations is updating the ongoing exhibition at Bin Jelmood House in Msheireb Museums to cover modern slavery-related issues to coincide with the International Day for Combatting Human Trafficking on July 30.
Mohammed Hassan Al-Obaidli, Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs, said:“The signing of this memorandum comes within the framework of supporting joint efforts to combat human trafficking and cooperating with the concerned authorities in this regard, in accordance with the tasks of the“National Committee for Combating Human trafficking,” which plays the role of the national coordinator and supervises the implementation of the national plan in this field.”
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