Opening Ceremony of Anti-Drug Awareness Campaign in Lahore City at Liberty Chowk was organized by the Narcotics Control Committee Punjab here on Saturday.
The main objective of the campaign was to create awareness against the growing trend of drugs among the youth. Mian Tariq Mehmood Vice Chairman and Chief Coordinator Fawad Rasool Bhillar Narcotics Control Committee Punjab Government led the campaign.
Consultant Anti-Drug Campaign Syed Zulfiqar Hussain and Vice Chairman Chief Minister’s Complaints Cell Nasir Salman and PTI Lahore President Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Dewan, Mohammad Saeed Butt and others members of the civil society participated. Mian Tariq Vice Chairman and Chief Coordinator Narcotics Control Committee Punjab Government Fawad Rasool Bhilar Talked to Media that rallies will be held in all districts of Punjab in connection with anti-drug awareness campaign. Awareness campaign is starting from Lahore today.
The media has an important role to play in the drug awareness campaign. Health is the greatest blessing that should be valued. Preventing the young generation from drugs is the responsibility of every member of society It is the teachers’ job to keep an eye on the students. Parents also have a responsibility.
There can be no drug work in the area without SHO. IG Punjab will be asked to compel SHOs to take action against drug trafficking. According to the vision of the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister of Punjab, the society will be drug free. We will continue the awareness campaign for one year. We all have a mission to rid Pakistan of drugs. The police should join us in this campaign Universities will hold conventions for drug prevention and educate the younger generation. We will put our hands where it is known that drugs are being sold. I will try to control drugs. He further said hopefully in six months we will get rid of drugs.