Thursday, 22 August 2019, 02:45:20 pm
Discussion on Role and Functions of ANF in Narcotics Control, Awareness, Prevention & Reduction
April 19, 2019

Pakistan being in the neighborhood of epicenter of world, Opium and Heroin production has become both a transit and victim state and is facing ever increasing spillover effects. Despite persistent and commendable efforts of all stakeholders, illicit trafficking of opium and heroin remains a serious concern. Given the scale and size of the problem, the Pakistan Government has put in place stringent measures to contain the flow of illicit drugs. Pakistan possesses single mandated Anti Narcotics Force (ANF), working closely with domestic counterparts and International partners. ANF is a principal agency in Pakistan for combating supply and demand reduction of illicit narcotic drugs that enter Pakistan mainly through the long porous border with Afghanistan.


Anchor: Tasawar Zaman Babar

Guest: Brig. Syed Mubashar Hassan Kazmi , Force Commander Anti Narcotics Force North Region 

Coordination Producer: Muhammad Ali Farooqi

Producer: Shahid Afraz Khan Jarullah

Executive Producer: Riffat Qayyum

It is PBC Islamabad Production.