ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that the government will continue its efforts for a drug-free society in the country. He was addressing the participants of a seminar held here Saturday. The seminar titled 'Awareness and Advocacy Initiative on Social Inclusion and Hazard of Drugs' was organized in joint collaboration of ICT police and Roots Millennium Education. Federal Minister of State for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afridi was the chief guest. It was attended by Inspector General of Police Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, DIG (Security) Waqar Ahmad Chohan, DIG Operations Faisal Ali Raja, SSP Operations Waqar Ud Din Syed, SSP Security Muhammad Suleman, AIG Operations Sardar Ghias Gul, SP SB Zubair Shaikh and all zonal SPs.
Faisal Mushtaq CEO of Roots Millennium Education was the co-host, duly participated by renowned journalists, psychiatrist Dr. Rizwan Taj, teachers from various educational institutions, parents, students and media. The seminar was held at a local hotel for sensitizing the parents in particular and general public in general on the issue.
The principal focus of the drug awareness drive was to bring all stakeholders on one page. It was more or less interactive session. Videos regarding drugs addiction, kinds of drugs and its effects were shown to the participants. Minister of State for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afridi gave a heartfelt speech and highlighted the cause. The MoS thread-barely touched upon the significance of the subject and stated that this resolve is undeterred and will continue till meeting its desired results.
He reiterated that the drive is in continuation of Prime Minister...