"We salute the commitment of Pakistan for drug control”: UNODC
Cesar Guedes says Pakistan is seizing the largest amount of heroine and this number is increasing in the last four years.
Exclusive interview of UNODC Representative Cesar Guedes
Country Representative of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) Cesar Guedes has lauded Pakistan for taking effective measures to control drugs to save lives of innocent people across the world. He said Pakistani authorities effectively prevented thousands of doses of drugs from reaching to the international community. Cesar Guedes said Pakistan's law enforcement agencies are doing well in detecting and seizing drugs' transaction. He said Pakistan is seizing the largest amount of heroine and this number is increasing in the last four years, which shows its commitment to confront the menace effectively. Cesar Guedes said use of drugs adversely affect sustainable development of the country. He said we are ready to help Pakistan to overcome the issue of drugs. He said new donors and other agencies are encouraged to support Pakistan in fighting narcotics.
Black Day against Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir
Black Day is being observed across Pakistan today to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren and protest grave human rights violations by the Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir. Rallies are held all over Pakistan and Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards the burning issue of Kashmir. Kashmi ris in Occupied Valley are also observing Black Day. All officials of federal and provincial governments are wear black arms band while on duty to express political, moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiris. Special prayers are also be held after Zohar prayers for martyrs of Kashmir. On July 15th, Cabinet meeting which took place in Lahore decided to mark 20th July as Black day. Pakistanis living across the world are also protesting against the Indian brutalities.