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Illicit Trafficking, Drug Abuse Poses Threat To Communities: PM Shehbaz Sharif

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said Pakistan is working closely with international organizations to address the challenges stemming from illicit drugs.

In a message on the occasion Of International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking, he said Pakistan is a signatory to all global conventions and protocols related to prevention of Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking.

The Prime Minister said easy availability of synthetic drugs pose dangers to the general public, especially the youth, which make up more than sixty percent of Pakistan’s population.

He said we must work collectively to protect young people from the risks of drug abuse and safeguard their health and wellbeing.

The Prime Minister said preventing drug use before it begins is the most cost-effective, common-sense approach to promote safe and healthy communities.