Tuesday, 11th May 2021

June 26 – July 1 declared National drug prevention week

Colombo, June 21 (BAN/ AD): In line with the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, marked across the world on the 26th of June government has declared a National Drug Prevention Week. June 26 to July 1 will be seen as National drug prevention day as decided by the Presidential Task Force.

Nine major programs targeting rehabilitation will be held in the nine provinces during the Drug Prevention Week. On July 1st main program of the Drug Prevention Week will be held at the Sugathadasa Stadium. In schools there will be special programmes which will be organised as directed by The Ministry of Education.

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