Anti drug campaign by the Abu Dhabi Police to begin tomorrow
The Abu Dhabi Police have planned a number of programs for the anti drug campaign which will commence tomorrow the June 26, the International anti drug day.
The main venue for the programs will be Marina mall in Abu Dhabi and will go on till the 29th of this month. The activities have been planned to create positive awareness among all sections of the society regarding the menace of drugs and the ways and means of fighting it collectively.
The main theme of the campaign “Together towards a drug free Society”. Brigadier Hasan Al Housani, the director of public relations and mass media administration said that the significance of the world anti drug campaign is the unified stand adopted by the whole world to highlight the grave dangers posed by the fatal drugs.
The campaign call on all sections of the society to back the security agencies to work together to ensure the safety of the people and the society as a whole by avoiding the youth from falling pray to drug addiction, he said.
His Highness Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan ,the Minister of Interior ,has given clear directives to fight this social menace by all means especially using the latest technology for the detection of the crime as well as creating awareness among people in making the country a drug free society ,he added.
Captain Nasser bin Khadem al Kaabi, head of the social relations and guidance section, at the public relations department said, the campaign will have many themed programs for highlighting the message of the campaign.
This includes exhibitions, competitions, lectures, distribution of literature and other interactive programs and medical clinics .he said. The campaign is also supported by the participation from the community policing department, medical services department, ministry of social affairs, general authority of health services, national rehabilitation center and Abu Dhabi education zone .there will also be counseling sessions by the expert’s regarding de addiction methods. He added.