U.S. officials observe human trafficking eradication efforts in Samut Sakhon
SAMUT SAKHON, 12 August 2015, (NNT) – U.S. officials yesterday observed Thai authorities’ efforts to eradicate human trafficking issues in Samut Sakhon Province. The information collected during the event would be contributed to the Trafficking in Persons Report next year.
Provincial Police Commander Police Major General Jirapat Poomjitr welcomed the American entourage before giving them briefings on the province’s approach to eliminating the illegal activity. The move is expected to forge tighter cooperation in combating human trafficking between the officials of the two nations.
The officials from the two countries conducted an inspection on Samut Sakhon fish market and Mahachai Market. No irregularities were discovered at both venues.
For more information and updates about Thailand’s policies and actions against trafficking in persons and related issues, visit www.thaianti-humantraffickingaction.org