Islamabad: The three members delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) visited NPC Islamabad to attend the Meet the Press Programme on invitation of NPC on Sunday evening.The NPC President Shakil Anjum, Secratery NPC Imran Dallohn and other members well come the delegation warmly.The delegation was led by Vijay Jolly, a member of the BJP’s national executive committee and ex-convener of the party’s foreign cell, accompanied by Vijay Mehta and Lubna Asif. The members arrived in NPC Islamabad to address a press conference followed by a recption the delegation also attend a two-day workshop on human trafficking.The International Conference of Asian Political Parties was organising the event.During the press conference, delegation called for increasing cooperation between India-Pakistan. PFUJ president Afzal Butt, NPC, President Shakil Anjum, Secratery NPC Imran Dallohn and other senior journalist were also present.At the end NPC shields were awarded to the members of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by PFUJ president Afzal Butt. The visiting leaders of the BJP include; Vijay Jolly (member of parliament), Vijay Mehta, (vice president, Delhi Study Group), Urdu Indian Journalist Lubna Asif and Joint Secretary, Delhi Study Group also speak on Pakistan-India relations and controversy developed on Twenty20 World Cup.Earlier talking to media BJP leader Vijay Jolly today said that countries across the world have miserably failed to curb human trafficking with convictions for the crime being extremely low globally, here.
“Convictions against human trafficking globally have remained extremely low. Between 2010 and 2012, some 40 per cent of the countries reported less than 10 convictions per year while some 15 per cent of the 128 countries did not record a single conviction,” he said, addressing a workshop on human trafficking organised by the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP).
Citing a global report he said 16 per cent of countries recorded no convictions between 2007 and 2010. The worst countries affected by the human trafficking are Bangladesh, Brazil, Haiti, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Uganda, Ghana and China.
Some of these countries have human trafficking connections and routes to other countries across the globe, he said.
“These countries need to effectively tackle organised crime engaged in human trafficking for profiting through strong law enforcement apparatus, adopting public awareness, preventive and remedial majors apart from identifying, arresting and punishing traffickers,” Jolly said.
He said emphasis should be laid on education, public awareness, employment, eradicating poverty and economic deprivation.
“Empowering national law enforcing agencies, encouraging non state actors to help and identify for the eventual prosecution of human traffickers with fast track punishments shall enable the serious efforts of ICAPP to succeed,” he said.
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