Ministry of Narcotics Control, IIUI to make joints efforts to curb narcotics

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Staff Reporter

Ministry of Narcotics Control and International Islamic University Islamabad on Wednesday vowed to initiate joint effort for curbing the menace of narcotics in addition to mutually cooperating for sensitizing, research and dialogue in this regard.

A delegation of Ministry of Narcotics Control headed by Federal Secretary Capt. (Retd.) Akbar Hussain Durrani visited IIU’s new campus where it held meeting with IIU Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai.

Speaking on the occasion, Secretary Ministry of Narcotics Akbar Hussain Durrani said that there must be zero tolerance for the narcotics in the society and same is being pursued by the ministry as universities are being contacted and also being assured of cooperation and support for narcotics free campuses.

Dr Masoom Yasinzai said on the occasion that university has taken extra ordinary steps for a narcotics and smoking free campus.

He added that university is also working to launch a special diploma for the drug psychologists to produce the human resource that may help in sensitization against the menace.