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* Sri Lanka, Australia to sign MoU to prevent transnational crimes including human trafficking
Wed, Sep 27, 2017, 12:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 27, Colombo: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been proposed with a view to further strengthening and promoting the existing cooperation between Sri Lanka and Australia in preventing human trafficking and other transnational crimes.

The MoU will benefit both Sri Lanka and Australia in the prevention of human trafficking, the prevention of smuggling illegal items, border management, the promotion of regional and multilateral commitments to prevent cross border crime, and the prevention of financing human trafficking through money laundering and the prevention of other transnational crimes.

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted the approval to sign the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense (MOD) and Australia Department of Immigration and Border Protection to prevent transnational crimes including human trafficking.

President Maithripala Sirisena has made the above proposal in his capacity as the Defense Minister.

 

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