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DG ANF stresses on proactive steps for curbing drug trafficking

DG ANF stresses on proactive steps for curbing drug trafficking

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Commanders Conference held at ANF headquarters under the chairmanship of Director General Major General Musarrat Nawaz Malik.

The conference was attended by commanders of all ANF Regional Directorates and Senior Staff Officers.

During the conference, the DG appreciated the performance of ANF outfits especially ongoing Hajj Operation initiated throughout the country smoothly and focused on the campaign against drug sellers affecting the youth.

He also highlighted the emerging trends of use of synthetic drugs, underlining it as a grave threat requiring special measures.

He urged to ensure the strict checking of the pilgrims as well as international flights and to speed up the ongoing countrywide counter-narcotics operations, with a continued special focus on the apprehension of elements involved in the distribution of drugs among the students of academic institutions and hostels.

The DG reviewed the progress of counter-narcotics operations and stressed on proactive and innovative steps for curbing drug trafficking and apprehension of sources of supply of drugs.

Moreover, matters pertaining to enforcement, intelligence, assets investigation, prosecution, mass awareness, finance, administration and infrastructure development were widely discussed, futuristic goals were also set-forth, paying special concentration on new initiatives and capacity-building goals.