Every citizen has to battle against menace of drugs: Ijaz Shah

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Every citizen has to battle against menace of drugs: Ijaz Shah

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Narcotics Control, Brig (R) Ijaz Ahmad Shah on Wednesday said every citizen has to battle against the menace of drugs. He chaired a meeting on devising the strategy for the Mass Awareness Campaign against drug abuse under the Anti-Narcotics policy of reducing drug demand and supply. The Federal Minister said that the entire youth is under threat due to the increasing trend of drug consumption in society.

He emphasized the need for cooperation between the Narcotics Control Ministry and the Anti-Narcotics Force to create awareness amongst the masses and make them realize the impacts of drug consumption and the deadly consequences that might follow. “We need to focus on prevention in order to reduce demand,” the Minister said.
Ministry determines to battle the menace of drugs: Durrani 

Federal Secretary for Narcotics Control, Capt (R) Akbar Hussain Durrani shared detailed information about the policy of the Ministry to combat drugs. He said that we need to save our youth and work actively on creating awareness to stop them from falling prey to drugs. The Federal Secretary took feedback from each participant of the meeting and it was collectively decided to take a multi-level approach in order to ensure maximum reach and disseminate information to every affected segment of the society.

The participants included Honorable Secretary Information Ministry, Ms. Shahera Shahid, DG Radio Ms. Ambreen Jan, DG Internal Publicity, Mr. Manzoor Ali Memon, DG External Publicity Mr. Abid Saeed, Secretary Federal Board, Representatives from PEMRA, PNCA, APP, PTV, HEC Private Education Sector, Health Consultants, Mental Health Experts, Social Media Experts and other relevant officers.
All participants gave their valuable insights and input on the said topic. They also ensured full cooperation and vowed to fight the menace of drugs together.

Every citizen has to battle against menace of drugs: Ijaz Shah

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