Qadri urges society influentials to play role in creating awareness against drug abuse

ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (APP):Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sahibzada Noor-ul-Haq Qadri Thursday urged Ulema, teachers and students to play active role in creating awareness among the youth about the impacts of drug abuse.

Addressing a seminar titled ‘Anti Drug and Mental Health’ in International Islamic University, he stressed judicious use of social media for creating awareness against the hazards of drug use.

He expressed concern over the reports of increase in drug use in universities, saying students and teachers should collectively tackle the drug menace in the universities. Media could also play effective role in this regard, he added.