As part of Pakistan’s zero tolerance policy towards illegal migration, Parliament of Pakistan has passed the “Prevention of Smuggling of Migrants Act 2018”.

The objectives of the Migrants Act 2018 are (i) Preventing/Combating Smuggling of Migrants (ii) Promotion and facilitation of national and international cooperation and (iii) Protection of the rights of smuggled migrants.

The main goal of the act is to deter the human traffickers with punishment ranging upto 14 years in jail.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan’s flyer is attached.

Beirut
30 August 2018

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