‘Pakistan has over 7 Million drug addicts’ reveals PM Imran

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

07th Dec, 2020. 12:55 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the people to stand against the drug menace and save the younger generation.

According to the details, while addressing a ceremony at the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) headquarters in Rawalpindi, Prime Minister Imran Khan urged He urged the people to unite against the drug menace so that the younger generation can be saved from the scourge of drugs. He also directed other ministries to play their role in drug prevention.

He said that drug addiction has become a curse for society, adding that the government has vowed to save Pakistani youth from the problem.

In his address, the Prime Minister said that “Drugs are silent killers. Unfortunately, this problem has penetrated schools and colleges. We have to collectively fight this problem.”

Imran Khan said that more than 7 million young people in Pakistan have fallen prey to drug addiction, which is a dangerously high number. “Whenever a person becomes a drug addict, their entire family suffers. If there are 7 million drug addicts in the country, it means that 70 million families are struggling.” PM said.

Imran Khan said that the use of drugs in educational institutions is a worrying sign and all measures will be taken to end its spread. He said that the government is effectively taking action against those involved in drugs-related activities.

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