Kuwait Interior Ministry urges societal participation in fighting drugs
(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, June 26 (KUNA) -- The Interior Ministry has called for greater synergy among security agencies and civil society organizations to protect society from drug smuggling and trading.
Greater cooperation is need among government and non-government organizations and other societal player to stand up against the malicious schemes to spread drugs among youth, Interior Ministry's Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Khaled Al-Deain said in a statement during the opening of an exhibition on the drug combatting efforts.
The exhibition coincides with the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, marked June 26.
The event shed lights on the optimal means to protect the country and its people, especially youth from this evil, Al-Deain said.
He warned that drug smugglers were working vigorously to penetrate societies, so the whole society must work collectively to nip in the buds their schemes and raise people awareness about the dangers of drug addiction.
Al-Deain called for strengthening strategic partnership with the relevant UN organizations and civil society organization to back the security agencies efforts in this regard.
He noted the significant role of research and studies in combating drug smuggling and rehabilitating its victims. (end) ays.ibi
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