Sri Lanka Achieves Historic Third Consecutive Tier 2 Status in US TIP Report


Sri Lanka has made history by achieving Tier 2 status in the U.S. Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for the third consecutive year. This notable accomplishment underscores the country’s sustained efforts to combat human trafficking and protect its victims.

The National Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (NAHTTF), under the leadership of the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne has been pivotal in this achievement. As the Chair of the NAHTTF, the Defence Secretary has provided essential guidance and strategic direction, ensuring continued progress in Sri Lanka’s fight against human trafficking.