Cambodia's anti-human trafficking efforts lauded

US ambassador Patrick Murphy (fifth from left), and interior ministry secretary of state Chou Bun Eng take a group photo after their meeting on Jan 22, 2021. - Interior Ministry

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN): The Cambodian government has made significant progress in combating human trafficking over the past year, according to US and Cambodian officials, as the kingdom prepares to receive results of a new evaluation from Washington.

Chou Bun Eng, Ministry of Interior secretary of state and permanent vice-chair of the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT), told The Post that she had met with US ambassador Patrick Murphy on Jan 22 to review the government’s progress in combating human trafficking and discuss persistent challenges and solutions.

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