National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances held 3rd Meeting
The National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substances held its third meeting yesterday Wednesday at the Ministry of Health headquarter. H.E. Dr. Mohammed Saif Al Hosani, Undersecretary of Health Affairs and committee’s vice-chairman presided over the meeting with the presence of senior members of the National Committee from Ministries and other stakeholders.
The meeting reviewed the progress of the last meeting decisions and the achievements and challenges related to the Awareness and Media Plan in addition to the Training Plan during this year. It further discussed the National Committee’s new Executive Plan 2017 and ratified its budget. Moreover, updates in Fawasel project, which targets school students, as well as the National Addiction Therapy project were underlined in the meeting. The meeting also studied recommendations of the International Narcotics Control Board’s report.