In commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 which is celebrated every 26th of June, this afternoon, the Narcotic Control Bureau held the mass Fardhu Asar and Hajat prayers, the reading of Surah Yassin and Tahlil as well as Doa Selamat. The religious ceremony was held at the Pengiran Muda Abdul Malek mosque in Kampung Tungku Katok.
Present was Awang Osmawi bin Haji Osman, Acting Deputy Director of Bureau Control Narcotic. This year's celebration carries a theme "Listen First". The theme is chosen as one of the initiative to enhance support in the prevention of science- based drug use and this become an effective investment for the well-being of children, youth, family and society.
While, "Masyakarat Bersatu Memerangi Dadah, Negara Indah" is chosen as the national theme. The community possesses a vital role in facilitating the nation to fight against drug. Cooperation and support from the community to relevant parties as well as support from family members are needed in combating drug abuse.
Source: Radio Television Brunei