December 1, 2023

CM Hamza, Shahzain Bugti agree on coordinated efforts against drug peddling, smuggling


Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz, during a meeting with Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Shahzain Bugti in Lahore on Sunday, stressed the need for strengthening inter-provincial coordination for decisive actions against drug dealers,
Shahzain Bugti agreed to increase cooperation between provinces to curb drug dealing and launch a crackdown on drug smugglers.
He also praised the public relief measures taken by Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz.
“The government has decided to adopt a concrete strategy to save the youth from the scourge of drugs,” said Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz.
“Efforts against the drug peddlers, responsible for making youths drug addicts, have been intensified,” he added.
The Punjab chief minister also emphasised that all the provinces must work together to tighten the noose around the drug smugglers.
“The Punjab government is taking coordinated actions against drug trafficking. We need to expand the scope of the anti-drug awareness campaign,” he stressed.

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