Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Pakistan hosts international anti-narcotics meet

Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan, Mon, 12 Nov 2012 IANS

Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) More than a dozen countries, including India, China and Iran, are participating in a conference here to counter the menace of illicit drugs.

The two-day conference, opened Monday, will discuss cooperation in developing pragmatic ways to address the multifaceted challenge posed by illicit drugs, Xinhua reported.

Representatives from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Russia, among others, are also participating.

Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani reiterated his government's resolve to curb drug trafficking.

He said Pakistan has taken a number of steps to address the threat of narcotics. As a result, Pakistan became a poppy free country in 2011. The plant is used in making drugs.

President Asif Ali Zardari will address the conference Tuesday.


LATEST IMAGES
President of India presenting the Shaurya Chakra to Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan Ek
PM distributing the smart mobile phones to women entrepreneurs of Sakhi Mandal
PM distributing the Certificate of Appointment to constables of Paharia Special India Reserve Batallion
PM Modi at the function to inaugurate the various projects in Sahibganj
PM Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Jharkhand
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.