‘Youths must be protected from drug abuse’

19 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has called for forging social resistance against abusing of drugs along with its trafficking and trading to protect the young generation from degradation.

“Abuse of drugs not only destroys a man but also destroys his entire family and the society as a whole,” he mentioned while addressing public meetings on the occasion of inaugurating development works at different areas in Charghat upazila of the district on Saturday, reports BSS.

Upazila Chairman Fakhrul Islam, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Nazmul Haque, Katakhali Pourasva Mayor Abbas Ali, Upazila Engineer Ratan Kumar Fouzder, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Charghat Police Station Samit Kumar Kundu and Yousufpur Union Parishad Chairman Shafiul Alam accompanied the state minister. Shahriar Alam put emphasis on establishing a society free from drug-addition to save the young generation from deadly consequences of the menace.

To attain the cherished goal, the law enforcement agencies and the community people should have to work together.

The community people should extend cooperation towards police with specific information about the criminals, he added.

The community people and the parents in particular should take the responsibilities of protecting the young generation from being involved in crimes.