Chief of Public Security opens anti-drug awareness event

Manama, Lt-General Tariq Al Hassan, the Chief of Public Security, opened an anti-drug awareness exhibition of the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science at the Avenues Mall.

The exhibition is held to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The exhibition was attended by Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, the Capital Governor.

Lt. Gen. Al Hassan commended the support of General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Interior Minister for efforts to protect youth from narcotics, and with his instructions to utilise the latest technologies, including artificial intelligence and innovations to fight their spread and raise awareness.

Lt. Gen. Al Hassan said that the Interior Ministry works to fight narcotics through a systematic and organised methodology according to plans and mechanisms that create integration between security, community and media and regional and international media, in line with the National Plan to Combat Narcotics and P
sychotropic Substances.

Lt. Gen Al Hassan highlighted the significant role of the Ma’an (together) against violence and addiction to enhance awareness about the risks of addiction. Lt-General Tariq Al Hassan thanked all the General Directorate’s affiliates, praising their efforts to protect the community.

The seven-day exhibition includes various awareness sections and anti-drug security and preventative efforts.

Source: Bahrain News Agency