Luxor, Egypt, 10 December 2010 –Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Egypt today to attend the Luxor International Forum to Combat Human Trafficking. Upon his arrival, Hazar Imam met with Her Excellency Suzanne Mubarak, the First Lady of Egypt, at the Old Winter Palace in Luxor.
Part of the “End Human Trafficking Now!” campaign, the Forum brings the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) and the business community together to find solutions that will put an end to human trafficking. Organised by the Suzanne Mubarak Women's International Peace Movement, the Luxor Forum represents a milestone in international efforts to combat such crime.
The Forum will also announce the winner of the first-ever Business Leader's Award to Fight Human Trafficking. Mawlana Hazar Imam was invited to sit as a member of the jury for the award.