Officials, experts and civil society members said that a social movement against drug abuse has become essential at a post-rally discussion arranged at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner of Rangpur on Sunday to launch observance of the month-long anti-drug campaign and publicity-2016.
Earlier, the district administration and District Drugs and Narcotics Control Department (DNCD) in association with different social organisations and NGOs brought out a rally in the city.
Government officials, youths, students, civil society members and activists of different organisations including Light House, 'Fera', 'Susthya Jiban', 'Rang', 'Sangkochil' and RDRS Bangladesh took part in the rally.
After the rally, Deputy Commissioner Rahat Anwar addressed the discussion as chief guest with Deputy Director of the DNCD Dilara Zaman in the chair. Additional Police Super Abdullah Al Faruk and Civil Surgeon Dr Mozammel Hossain addressed the discussion as special guests, according to BSS. - Idrak