President stresses upon effective prevention of drugs

ISLAMABAD, Sep 17 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi Tuesday said narcotics prevalence across the globe still posed a threat to the human lives and stressed upon its complete eradication, besides focusing on the preventive methods to keep the drugs out of the reach of addicts as long-term curative measures.

Addressing a launching ceremony of ‘Am’aan’ project, an artificial intelligence based criminal data bank information about money laundering and narcotics-related crime, at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he said the narcotics control was still a complex challenge for the world as billions of dollars were being spent over it.

Appreciating the efficacy of the ‘Am’aan’ project, the president said it was much needed project to tap the artificial intelligence for controlling the drug abuse in which enormous efforts were put.
He said the government was taking drastic steps for the eradication of drugs smuggling.

He stressed upon effective prevention of drugs abuse, so that the addictive people could be taken out of this scourge.