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Kuwait anti-drugs supreme committee holds meeting

KUWAIT: Kuwait higher committee for the national anti-drug campaign held on Thursday its regular meeting headed by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Talal Khalid Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah at Seif Palace.

During the meeting, many reports have been displayed from the anti-drug committee, the committee for treatments and rehabilitations, in addition to the legal and legislative committee.

Minister Sheikh Talal Al-Sabah was keen on the importance of cooperation between all committees and stressed on the hard work to combat this lethal phenomenon. Many senior officials have attended the meeting as part of the higher committee for the national anti-drug campaign.

Meanwhile, in cooperation with regional and international organizations, the General Administration of Drug Control has been on the forefront of the battle against drug traffickers, foiling all attempts by those peddling their poison. Director General of the Administration Brigadier Mohammad Qabazard told KUNA that the main strategy in Kuwait was to curb down the spread of drugs via targeting those selling narcotics.

Experts and those with the knowhow are recruited in the efforts to fend off drugs, he affirmed, adding that the administration, established according to law 614/2006, aimed at creating a security and preventative solution to the problem of drugs.

Whether on the Gulf, Arab, or international level, the administration welcomed all those who lend a hand in combating narcotics, he added. Brig Qabazard also noted that families and the society as a whole were involved in this fight, saying that their cooperation were necessary for the success of the campaign. – KUNA

 

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