Parliamentarian J.R.P.Suriyapperuma has said that it is the onus of all groups in society to solidify the Mahinda Chinthana programme of eliminating narcotic drugs.
The Parliamentarian was speaking at a ceremony organized to mark World anti-drugs Day yesterday. Mr. Suriyapperuma pointed out that teachers, public servants and other groups could play a significant role in achieving success in the Mathata Thita programme.
The National Council for the Control of Dangerous Narcotic Drugs affiliated to the Defence Ministry and the Colombo Plan Secretariat jointly organized several progammes marking World Anti Drugs Day. A Public Walk was organized from the Sirisena Grounds at Maligawatte to the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium with the involvement of Public Servants, school children and Volumtary Organisations.