I lead the fight against drug menace for the future generation – President | Daily News

I lead the fight against drug menace for the future generation – President

Those who did not give their slightest support for the battle against eradicating drug menace during last four and half years are now trying to vilify me in the face of tough action now taken against drug kingpins, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

He said he will demand answers from them on what they have done to safeguard 300,000 youth who are addicted to drugs while they are in power or in opposition.

The President made these comments addressing the Western Province ceremony of the National Drug Prevention Week held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium today. President further said that he is leading the fight against the drug menace unheeded to life threats for the sake of the future generations.

Drug is the easiest method to destroy a nation, President pointed out while adding every citizen should perform his or her duty to free this country from illegal drug trafficking.

(Sources: PMD Unit)


President Maithripala Sirisena leading other participants in the national pledge to eradicate the drug menace for a drug free country at the concluding event of the National Drug Prevention Week at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday. Picture courtesy President’s Media Unit

 


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