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International Day Against Drug Trafficking celebrated in Nilphamari

Domar (Nilphamari) Correspondent

A human chain, rally and discussion meeting has been held in Nilphamari on the occasion of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on the theme of ‘Prevent Drug Abuse, Build a Healthy and Beautiful Life’ on Sunday.

A discussion meeting and award distribution was held at 10 am on Sunday at Nilphamari District Shilpakala Academy Auditorium, organized by Nilphamari District Administration and Narcotics Control Department. Additional District Magistrate Md. Mirza Murad Hasan Beg presided over the function. On the occasion of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Nilphamari Deputy Commissioner Khandaker Yasir inaugurated the Arefin by flying balloons and pigeons at the Deputy Commissioner’s office premises. Mohammad Sharif Uddin, Assistant Director, Nilphamari District Narcotics Control Department, was in overall charge of the program.

Speakers at the discussion included, among others, District Primary Education Officer Md. Nabej Uddin Sarkar, Senior Station Officer of Fire Service and Civil Defense Station Md. Miyaraj Uddin, President of Nilphamari Diabetes Association Dr. Mujibul Hasan Chowdhury (Shahin), President of Dwiptaman Human Development and Social Welfare OrganizationAbdul Momin.The speakers said that all law enforcement agencies, including the Department of Narcotics Control, need to take strict legal action against drug traffickers using state-of-the-art technology as well as enhancing their capabilities.

In order to eradicate drugs, besides enforcing the law, it is necessary to build a social movement against drugs by creating mass awareness among the people. In this case, the government as well as various non-governmental organizations and people from all walks of life should come forward. Only then will it be possible to control.

At the end of the meeting, prizes were handed over to the winners of the anti-drug painting and composition competition.

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