DG anti narcotics force visits regional directorate ANF Balochistan


Quetta: (Parliament Times) Director General Anti Narcotics Force Major General Musarrat Nawaz Malik HI (M) visited Regional Directorate Anti Narcotics Force, Balochistan. He was welcomed by Force Commander ANF Balochistan, Brigadier Aqib Nazir Chaudhry and other senior staff officers of ANF Balochistan.
Force Commander ANF Balochistan briefed the Director General on counter narcotics achievements of ANF Balochistan, current drug situation and major challenges being faced with regard to trafficking of narcotics, precursor chemicals and psychotropic substances. During the briefing, Force Commander highlighted that during 2018, ANF has surpassed all previous records of its successes.
Further DG ANF visits along with Force Commander ANF Balochistan to Police Station ANF Dalbadin, Girdi Jungle, Brabcha and Afghan Border. Force Commander ANF highlighted that Pakistan is sharing over 2600 Kms porous border with Afghanistan and has become the major victim and transit country for Afghan Opiates and Hashish. However, Pakistan has enforced a very effective Drug Supply and Demand Reduction Mechanism despite massive challenges with limited resources.
DG ANF was also informed about the organizational requirements of ANF Balochistan with respect to enhancement of manpower, development of infrastructure, acquisition of latest technology.
The Director General appreciated ANF Balochistan achievements, its role in combating trafficking of illicit drugs at National, regional and global level. DG ANF assured his all-out support to Force Commander ANF Balochistan for addressing the inadequacies of the force to tackle the menace more vigorously.


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