Role of Intelligentsia vital to overcome drug trafficking: Maj Gen. Arif Malik

City Reporter

RAWALPINDI: Director General Anti-Narcotics Force Maj. Gen. Muhammad Arif Malik HI (M) has said that we are committed to save the future of young generation by undertaking innovative measures to combat drug trafficking and instigating public awareness campaigns. He stated this while talking to educationists who called to acknowledge the contributions of Anti- Narcotics Force on Monday and said that the ANF endeavor for eliminating the menace of drugs is commendable and all those criminal minds who had been indulged in this heinous crime should be dealt with iron hands. Talking on the occasion Director General Anti-Narcotics Force Maj. Gen. Muhammad Arif Malik HI (M) said that the role of intelligentsia, social mobilizers, ulemas, faculty members, teachers, notables, opinion makers and especially parents is very important for keeping vigil eye on movement of drug paddlers who had been trying to attract youngsters towards drugs at their localities and even in their educational institutions. He stressed the need for close interaction of all social influences to curb the nefarious designs of drug mafia and educate all concerns to play their role in public awareness campaigns of ANF to intercept their clutches of drug traffickers. Director General Anti-Narcotics Force Maj. Gen. Muhammad Arif Malik apprised the delegation members that ANF has registered 474 cases with 468 arrests and seized about 47.315 tons drugs valuing 9206.828 million US$ in International market up to May 2020. He said the officers and staff members of ANF worked hard and fulfilled their official responsibilities by considering it a national cause