UNODC Country Representative meets Governor

QUETTA: Balochistan has long borders which are linked with two countries Afghanistan and Iran. Stopping smuggling of narcotics is very difficult task however Government of Pakistan was mobilising all possible resources for this regard and efforts were underway to stop use and smuggling of narcotics.

These views were expressed by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai at his meeting with UNODC Country representative Cesar Guedes here Wednesday.

Governor said to achieve this target we need modern resources. He thanked UNODC for its cooperation in this regard. He said assistance of UN ODC for a centre for treatment of drug addicts is also needed.

UNODC Country Representative told that his organisation was extending full cooperation for checking smuggling of narcotics and its use in the region. He aid under a plan a Joint Body of Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan has been formed which was making joint efforts in this regard.

Appreciating measures Pakistan took he said previous year has been most successful to catch narcotics.

Governor also hosted a luncheon for the guest. It was attended by National Senior Border Management consultant Lt General (R ) Agha Omar Farooq, International Adviser Law Enforcement Naveed Raza, International Research and Planning Consultant Arsalan Malik, provincial Secretary Home and Director Anti Narcotics Force Brigadier Adnan Azeem were also present.

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