Govt. committed to curb drug abuse-related crimes: Home Minister Thapa

Published On: June 26, 2018 04:09 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 26: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa today informed that the narcotic drug control action plan, 2075 has been recently issued to curb drug abuse-related crimes. 

The action plan would be instrumental in fulfilling the concept of 'Prosperous Nepal happy Nepalis', he said at a program organized here by the Home Ministry on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2018, which is being celebrated across the country today with various programs. 

Saying healthy and creative youths are in need to reach the height of prosperity in the country, he said the Ministry was committed to saving youths from drug abuses. Towards that end, the Ministry was working hard, he added. 

"The youths, the pillar of the nation, are now becoming victim of drug abuse and the government has taken such problem as the serious issue", said Home Minister Thapa. 

The Home Minister also urged all to help control production, smuggling and sale of illegal drugs to curb substance abuse-related crimes. RSS

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