Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi on Thursday announced a strict crackdown on drug use in educational institutes.
According to 24News HD TV channel, this decision was taken by the CM in a meeting with the Union Narcotics Minister Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti here in Lahore.
They are deeply concerned about the increasing use of drugs and narcotics in educational institutions and have decided to initiate strict action against the culprits involved in the sale and purchase of drugs.
The meeting also decided to set up two centers for the rehabilitation of drug addicts in the province, one of which will be established in the jail.
At the meeting, it was agreed to take effective measures within the framework of common strategies to prevent the new generation from the curse of drugs.
The Punjab government with the anti-narcotics force agreed and decided to take joint steps under an integrated strategy and also enhance cooperation.
Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi has announced a crackdown outside educational institutions as well as online against drugs and culprits involved in their sale by the Punjab Government and the anti-narcotics force.
A zero-tolerance policy against the sale of drugs in institutions will be enacted to prevent the new generation and strongly curb drug dealers outside institutions.