Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Commission (HRC) chief, Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, recently held a meeting with Martina Strong, the U.S Embassy's chargé d'affaires.
During the session, they went over Saudi Arabia’s improved ranking in the US State Department’s annual Human Rights Reports for the second year in a row. Arab News also reported that their meeting included the efforts of the National Committee for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings.
Al-Awwad emphasized the Kingdom’s protection and promotion human rights, led by King Abdullah and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Patrick Simonnet, the European Union's ambassador to the Kingdom also met with Human Rights Commission (HRC) chief to further elaborate areas of mutual collaboration. Al-Awwad also reiterated the Kingdom’s commitment to protect human rights and its latest reforms as part of Saudi Vision 2030.