Lebanon, Pakistan Ink Agreement To Combat Illicit Drug Trafficking

(MENAFN- Nam News Network) BEIRUT, Jun 15 (NNN-NNA) – Lebanon and Pakistan signed, yesterday, an agreement to boost cooperation in combating illicit trafficking and abuse of narcotic drugs.

The agreement was signed in Beirut by Imad Othman, chief of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces, and Salman Athar, ambassador of Pakistan to Lebanon.

While underlining the positive trajectory of Pakistan-Lebanon bilateral relations, Othman noted that, reaching an agreement on effective measures to combat illicit drug trafficking is in both countries' mutual interest.

For his part, Athar said, the trafficking of drugs, seriously jeopardises public health and safety.

The ambassador also underlined“the need to work together, to implement effective strategies and initiatives, to counter the influence of drug trafficking, protect our communities, and preserve the integrity of our social fabric.”– NNN-NNA


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