Anti-narcotics chief highlights Saudi Arabia’s efforts to combat drug abuse and trafficking

Anti-narcotics chief highlights Saudi Arabia’s efforts to combat drug abuse and trafficking

Saudi Arabia’s efforts in combating drug abuse and illicit trafficking. This is in cooperation with its international partners that the Kingdom’s anti-narcotics chief highlighted. This was during a meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna, Austria.

CND is the central policy-making body for the UN drug control system, which also meets on an annual basis.

Participating in the 64th session of the CND; held virtually from April 12-16, Director General of General Directorate of Narcotics Control Maj. Gen. Mohammed Al-Qarni also underlined Saudi Arabia’s commitment to the international treaties and agreements related to drug control and the importance of organizing and coordinating the international efforts to confront them.

Al-Qarni, who is heading the Kingdom’s delegation at the CND annual session; underscored the importance of strengthening cooperation among law enforcement authorities of all countries to exchange information on drug smuggling cells and networks.