The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed its permanent commitment and readiness to provide whatever puts an end to the crimes of human trafficking in collaboration with the world community in this regard, including enacting of laws, and domestic regulations which comply with the United Nations vision for sustainable development on one hand and the Kingdom's vision 2030 on the other, taking into consideration the UN global working plan to combat trafficking in persons.

This came in the Kingdom's speech at a general debate in a high-level meeting in charge of assessing the United Nations global working plan to combat trafficking in persons delivered at the headquarters of the UN by its permanent representative to the United Nations Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Maalami.

He said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has shown great interest in the rights of its citizens and the expatriates living in its territories according to Islamic Sharia law, thus classifying the Kingdom as one of the world's leading countries in the field of fighting trafficking in persons.

He gave an account on the agreements and protocols endorsed by the Kingdom, calling for confronting the trade in humans.

He cited the organizations set, the laws enacted and the practices followed inside the Kingdom to guarantee the fight against misuse of women, children and the elderly, as well as the tough punishment for violators of those instructions.