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Stringent measures to curb drug trafficking

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Narcotics Control and Women Development, Nazar Muhammad Gondal has said that stringent measures would be taken to curb drug trafficking and eliminate the menace of drug addiction. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting held here today to discuss measures to eliminate drug trafficking in the country. The Minister said that the government would extend all possible assistance to Anti Narcotics force in order to equip with latest technology and skills to make the country free from drug abuse.

He said that promotion of healthy activities would not only save our younger generation from drug addiction but also add new dimension in their capabilities to face the future challenges in a befitting manner. He said that the government would launch masses drug abuse awareness program through print and electronic media throughout the country which could play an effective role to purge the civil society from drug menace.

Director General, Anti Narcotics Force, Major General, Khalid Jaffery briefed the meeting about the steps to further improve the capabilities of the force enabling them to control the direct trafficking. He said that different healthy activities were being arranged for the younger generation to celebrate the international drug day next month which will include paintings, bodybuilding, competition, walk, National Youth Conference and Women Football Match. -SANA

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