The National Human Rights Committee received at its headquarters a high level US congressional delegation. The delegation was met by the Assistant Secretary General, Mr. Sultan bin Hassan Al-Jamali. Al-Jamali gave a detailed brief on the committee and its role in the promotion and protection of human rights and its working mechanisms in raising awareness and spreading the culture of human rights at the national level.
The meeting dealt with the efforts of the National Human Rights Committee and its continuous efforts to promote and protect the rights of workers and the efforts of the State in developing relevant legislation such as the law on the protection of wages as well as the abolition of Exit and sponsorship system and the law of entry and exit of expatriates. The meeting also dealt with the Committee’s efforts and methods in receiving complaints.