Govt committed to curb drug abuse-related crimes: Home Minister


KATHMANDU, June 26: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ Tuesday shared that the narcotic drug control action plan, 2075 has been recently issued to curb drug abuse-related crimes.

“The action plan would be instrumental in fulfilling the concept of ‘Prosperous Nepal happy Nepalis’”, he said at a program organized by the Home Ministry on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2018 being celebrated across the country today with various programs.

Stating that healthy and creative youths are in need to reach the height of prosperity in the country, he said that the ministry is committed to saving youths from drug abuses. “Towards that end, the Ministry is working hard,” he added.

“The youths, the pillar of the nation, are now becoming victim of drug abuse and the government has taken such problem as the serious issue”, said Home Minister Thapa.

The Home Minister also urged all to help control production, smuggling and sale of illegal drugs to curb substance abuse-related crimes. RSS