The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) has requested clerics to unfold consciousness concerning the ban on the cultivation of poppies and drug commerce.
The Inside Ministry and the Ministry of Hajj and Non secular Affairs have arrange a joint group for the enforcement of the supreme chief’s decree on the poppy ban which was introduced in April this 12 months.
The delegation says there are satisfactory funds for the battle in opposition to poppy cultivation.
“Poppy cultivation has turn into zero. Helicopters destroyed poppy fields even on the mountains of Badakhshan province. Likewise, mosques and media unfold consciousness concerning the ban in all 34 provinces of the nation,” mentioned Hashmatullah Haqiq, a member of the joint group.
Hafizullah Mabror, deputy head of counter-narcotics division of Herat police, mentioned that IEA forces are working day and evening to implement the opium ban decree.
Herat has the second highest variety of drug addicts after Kabul.
“The federal government is accountable to deal with drug addicts utilizing its assets or with the assistance of help companies,” mentioned Mohammad Noor Rahmani, the imam of the Nice Mosque of Herat.
Abdul Wahab Rahmani, head of provincial directorate of hajj and non secular affairs in Herat, mentioned: “When clerics lead from the entrance, it is going to improve public belief and use of medicine amongst youths will decline.”