There are 7 million drug addicts in Pakistan: PM

News Desk

The Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that we will together fight the cancer of drugs in the society as we have to protect our youth.

According to media reports, the Prime Minister has stated this while addressing a ceremony at the Anti-Narcotics Force Headquarters, Rawalpindi, after inaugurating new building there, on Monday. He emphasized on collective responsibility of the society to fight against the menace of narcotics.

Imran Khan further stated that the strength of the Anti-Narcotics Force will be enhanced and the supportive ministries will play their due role for drug control.

The Premier also expressed concern over of the use of synthetic drug ice in educational institutions. He said there are seven million drug addicts in Pakistan.

“Use of drugs is a silent killer and a drug addict in a family destroys the entire family,” he added.