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POST TIME: 10 March, 2019 00:00 00 AM
‘Govt firm on ending drug abuse’
BSS, Dhaka

‘Govt firm on ending drug abuse’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday reiterated that the government is firm to eradicate drug abuse at any cost. “War against narcotics has already started . . . We must remove all sorts of drug abuse from the society,” he said at an anti-narcotics rally at BG Press field of Tejgaon here.

Referring to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero tolerance policy against drug abuse, he stressed the need for increasing mass awareness and building social movement against narcotics. “You have to inform the people of the harmful effects of narcotics, the contraband items,” he said.

Asaduzzaman asked the students and youths to say “no” to narcotics and help the law enforcement agencies nab the drug peddlers and users.

The home minister said they have prepared a list in this connection and nobody would go unpunished at all.

He also urged all political leaders to work for removing narcotics from all levels.