Manpower to be increased in ANF


Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Shah Zain Bugti on Sunday said that 10,000 persons would be recruited in Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) to improve performance of the department by discouraging scourge of drugs.

While talking to media persons here at ANF station, he informed that there were only 50 staffers in ANF in 11 districts of South Punjab. He however appreciated the performance of the department as ANF Multan was looking after the courts, police stations, airports, roads and others matters to discourage menace of drugs. “Despite the shortage of manpower, the performance of ANF is very good,” he said.

The minister added “we would put a proposal before the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for recruitment of 10,000 staff further and hoped that he would get permission soon.—APP