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News: ANF Pakistan seized 2053.463 Kg Drugs worth US$ 159.701 Million [28 Nov 2023]. | Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 1975.374 Kg Drugs, 158 Liters Acetone, 290 Liters Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) Chemicals & 8520 Liters Wines worth US$ 179.275 Million internationally | ANF Pakistan seized 428.943 Kg Drugs worth US$ 10.411 Million Internationally [12 Sep 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 4166.009 Kg Drugs and 480 Litres Imported Alcohol worth US$ 277.174 Million internationally [19 Sep 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 644.334 Kg Drugs, 190 Liter HCL & 600 Kg Suspected Powder worth US$ 15.936 Million internationally [26 Sep 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 1698.343 Kg Drugs worth US$ 38.607 Million internationally [24 Oct 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 1082.841 Kg Drugs & 3000 Liters Acetic Anhydride Chemical worth US$ 27.970 Million [22 Nov 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 960.981 Kg Drugs & 102 Liters Hydrochloric Acid Chemical (HCL) worth US$ 27.064 Million [14 Nov 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 2830.340 Kg Drugs worth US$ 207.806 Million [19 Dec 2023]. | ANF Pakistan seized 814 Kg Drugs and 208 bottles of Liquor US$ 107 Million. Arrested 52 accused including 2 Afghan Nationals and 5 females while conducting 38 counter narcotics operations. | ANF Pakistan seized 2894 Kg Drugs and 636 Liter Hydrochloric Acid worth US$ 345 Million. Arrested 32 accused including an Afghan National and a female while conducting 43 counter narcotics operations. | Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 543 Kgs Drugs worth US$ 39 Million. Arrested 34 accused including 4 ladies and impounded 10 vehicles while conducting 34 counter narcotics operations throughout the country. | ANF Pakistan seized 1181 Kg Drugs and 434 Liters Acetic Anhydride worth US$ 82.438 Million. Arrested 48 accused including 4 women and impounded 13 vehicles while conducting 44 counter narcotics operations throughout the country | ANF Pakistan seized 1164.139 Kg Drugs worth US$ 43.698 Million internationally [30 Oct 2023].
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Drug Supply Reduction

Role & Functions

Monitor and ensure implementation of supply Reduction of Narcotics drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals as per Anti Narcotics Force strategy to include following:-

  • Strategic planning, formulation and policy matters
  • Operational enforcement, intelligence as well as planning and deployment of operational equipment for the force
  • Biennial Evaluation of Operational Efficiency (BEOE)
  • Auction of confiscated/ Seized Vehicles under SRO- 2013
  • Handle National Precursors Control Mechanism to check/ control the illicit use of the precursors and Control/ Non Control Substances/ Chemicals
  • Ensure the functioning/ operationalization of the IATF Secretariat
  • Coord and attend the Senate & National Assembly Standing Committees Meeting
  • Coord/ Attendance of all types of meetings/ seminars/ functions and training relating to enforcement/ operational matters
  • Maintenance of ANF Website, Precursors and Drug Information System (AIMS) and Online Verification of CNICs through NADRA VERISYS
  • ANF Publications as well as Departmental Identity Cards (DIDC), Airport Entry Passes (AEP) and temporary passes

NATIONAL ANTI NARCOTICS POLICY - 2019

Overiew

The Anti Narcotics Policy 2019 has been developed to address both Pakistan's prevailing drug situation and changes in the global narcotics environment that have emerged since the 1993 Narcotics Policy. Trafficking of Afghan drugs into and through Pakistan and the smuggling of precursor chemicals to Afghanistan continue to pose serious challenges to Pakistan's Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and healthcare system. Proliferation of drugs and psychotropic substances within Pakistani society and the subsequent increase in numbers of drug addicts are also emerging challenges.

Although the 1993 Narcotics Policy created various institutions and drug enforcement structures, an effective mechanism to coordinate and integrate these efforts was lacking. The absence of a cohesive approach has led to continued drug trafficking and proliferation in Pakistani society compounded by a limited availability of treatment centers and data on drug addiction.

The Ministry of Narcotics Control is responsible for formulating and coordinating the implementation of Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Policy. However this is a shared responsibility of the government and society. To alleviate the root causes of the drug problem both the government and society need to promote the socio-economic environment and values that restrict the space for drug abuse.

In order to reduce the health, social and economic costs associated with drug trafficking and substance abuse in Pakistan, this new Policy outlines a number of objectives targeting supply reduction, demand reduction and international cooperation, developed in accordance with international best practice.

The Government of Pakistan (GOP) is active in cooperating internationally on counter-narcotics and is a signatory to all United Nations (UN) drug control conventions as well as the SAARC Convention on Drug Control. The GOP will work closely with the UN and other international partners to strive towards a drug-free Pakistan.

Policy Objectives

Drug Supply Reduction
  • Eliminate poppy cultivation to maintain Pakistan's poppy-free status
  • Prevent the trafficking and production of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals
  • Strengthen law enforcement agencies and streamline their activities
Drug Demand Reduction
  • Enhance demand prevention efforts through education and community mobilization campaigns and projects
  • Develop effective and accessible drug treatment and rehabilitation systems
  • Conduct a drug abuse survey to determine the prevalence of drug addiction
International Cooperation
  • Promote and actively participate in bilateral, regional and international efforts to combat Drugs
  • Emphasize on control of problem at source in poppy growing countries
  • Demand reduction in destination countries need to be an important part of international efforts