President for making higher educational institutions free from drug, tobacco abuse

President Dr Arif Alvi has underlined the need for making the higher educational institutions free from drug and tobacco abuse to save the young generation from the menace of drugs.

Presiding over a meeting with the Vice Chancellors Committee on Drug Abuse and Welfare of Differently-abled people in Islamabad today, he urged the management of universities to focus on drug prevention in their respective institutions to provide the students with a healthy and enabling environment for their studies.

The Higher Education Commission informed that the draft Policy of Drug and Tobacco Abuse has been finalized.

It was informed that each university would be required to constitute Anti-Drug and Tobacco Committee to prevent drug abuse in universities

Source: Radio Pakistan