Workshop on Road Safety and Narcotics Drugs Abuse Awareness


National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) organized a Workshop on Road Safety and Narcotics Drugs Abuse Awareness session at Motorway Police Lines Headquarters, Islamabad. The workshop was organized with the collaborations of Ministry of Narcotics Control (MNC). NH&MP officials, Representatives of Civil Society, Pakistan Girls Guides, students and teachers attended the workshop.  An informative presentation delivered by Ms. Aneela shehryaar Clinical Psychologist Certified Professional. In the end of Presentation an interactive questions answer session was held. Participants particularly students put forward very pertinent questions and Ms. Aneela Sheryaar replied to the questions raised in the workshop and NH&MP efforts regarding the  instructive workshop and Road Safety are highly appreciated  by  participants.  While addressing the participants of the workshop Mr. Iqbal Mehmood Secretary Narcotics, MNC said that the increasing use of drugs in youth has become dangerous condition for society. Government of Pakistan is well aware of this issue and paying due attention to eradicate this problem. We shall have to save our educational institutions from this social evil. He said we have to prevent drug abuse to save our children; it is our social responsibility to curb this evil to make Pakistan a progressive and developed state free of drug addicts. Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police said that the Narcotics Drugs Abuse Awareness session is very important to eradicate this social evil. Our all institutions are responsible to prevent this menace. Print and electronic media can play vital role to spread awareness among masses to prevent our youth from menace of drug addiction. Parents should have to care for their children so that our children should be saved from drug addiction. He further added NH&MP is also trying his level best to educate youth regarding road safety issues, road safety and awareness of rules always the priority of NH&MP.  He said that through road safety awareness programmes, we can reduce the accident rate especially by focusing the youth.  In the end of the Workshop IG, NH&MP Dr. Syed Kaleem Imaam present shield to the Secretary Ministry of Narcotics Control Iqbal Mehmood