Her Excellency, Minister Salamat Azimi led an Afghanistan Delegation to the 2nd International Conference on Alternative Development (ICAD-2) in Bangkok, Thailand, in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem in 2016 (UNGASS 2016).
On 4 November 2015, the second inter-agency Joint Port Control Unit (JPCU) of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP) in Afghanistan was opened inside the premises of the Nangarhar Customs House. The inauguration also included the hand-over of a HazMatID 360 which enables the rapid identification of over 32,000 solid and liquid chemicals.[Read More]
It has been acknowledged that Counter Narcotics (CN) cannot be limited to the efforts of law enforcement bodies alone as there is a need for greater involvement of the public. Therefore, other segments of the society such as the community elders, religious scholars, academics, civil society, people's representatives, media and development agencies must come onboard.[Read More]