Saving society, young from addiction a national duty/ All organs have heavy duty in fighting drugs/ Preventing drug trafficking, fighting drug trafficking gangs essential
President appreciated all people working in drug control agencies and said, Saving the society and the young from addiction is a national duty.
Speaking on Tuesday at the session of Drug Control Headquarters, President Hassan Rouhani said, Fighting drugs is an inter-sectional issue and all organs and institutions are responsible in this regard.
He continued, Supreme Leader's explicit remarks in this regard eliminates the need for a new law, and it will bring about a good development in drug control.
Describing unemployment as one of the most important causes of addiction, he said, We need to provide the necessary education for drug addicts to be active.
On using social media to make people and the society aware of addition, the President said, This important great potential needs to be taken advantage of.
Education Ministry must have proper planning for protecting children from addiction, continued the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Describing some figures worrying, he said, We need to work based on priorities, and addressing the situation of the young, teenagers, students and women is a priority in this regard.
Dr Rouhani went on to refer to the good measures taken by the Foreign Ministry in drug control, saying, The fact that ambassadors of foreign countries are provided with information on fighting drugs is very valuable.
Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran