Council of Ministers approves law to prevent human trafficking, migrant smuggling
Addis Ababa, August 24, 2019 (FBC) –The Council of Ministers in its 73rd regular session today approved the draft bill on human trafficking and migrant smuggling.
The draft bill was prepared by the Federal Attorney to combat against trafficking, smuggling and illegal overseas employment.
After making the necessary amendments, the Council referred the bill to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) for approval.
The Council also approved the large-scale coal and small-scale chromite mining license agreements tabled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.
Indicating that they met the needed legal requirements, the Council decided the agreements to come into effect.