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MoCN Needs New Policy to Prevent Narcotics

(Last Updated On: September 21, 2014)


Ministry of Counter Narcotics Mubariz Rashidi to struggle against the smuggling, cultivation, trafficking of the narcotic drugs needs a new policy to eradicate poppy within the country.

He had expressed his concerns over the increasing of the narcotic cultivation within the country last year.

In the two days workshop where several Governors have attended the Ministry of counter Narcotics drugs has declared the increasing of such a bad phenomenon shameful to all and criticized the Afghan Government and International community for their poor supports on the aspects.

Helmand province has been counted as one of the biggest producer for narcotic drugs in Afghanistan and the Governor of the provinces Mohammad Naim Baluch by confirming the issue saying the recent insecurity has caused the cultivation to be increased.

Farah Governor has also confirmed that his Province has been good plat form for narcotic drugs cultivation.

The Provincial Governors and security commanders have been divided into four groups to be more effective for eradicating the poppy cultivation within their provinces.

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