United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Country Office Pakistan Launches a USD 70 Million Country Programme

Islamabad, February 22, 2017 (PPI-OT):United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime’s will be launching a USD 70 Million Country Programme II (2016-19) under the title “developing solutions for drugs and related crimes in Pakistan” at Serena Hotel Islamabad. It was signed on 1st December 2016 in an official ceremony in Vienna between UNODC and Government of Pakistan.

The Country Programme II is a result of a strong partnership between UNODC and the Government of Pakistan and it was developed in close consultation with the provincial and national stakeholders and focuses on the priority areas highlighted by the Government of Pakistan.

CPII has a cross-cutting component on Research and Analysis and eLearning which aims to promote modern methods of training including Computer Based Training (CBT) while strengthening the research and analysis practices for developing policies and guidelines which contribute to improving the Rule of Law, Governance and Public health.

Honorable Mr Baleegh ur Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Interior and Narcotics Control has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest.

The Presentation will also be attended by Mr Aldo Lale Demoz, Deputy Executive Director of UNODC, Mr Ajaz Ali Khan, Secretary Narcotics Control Division, diplomats from international donor community, embassies, UN agencies, senior government officials from different Ministries and agencies, prosecution, judicial departments and provincial Exercise and Taxation departments, besides officials from the law enforcement agencies of the country.

We cordially invite you to attend the presentation of UNODC Country Programme II tomorrow at Sheesh Mehal Hall, Serena Hotel Islamabad at 11: 45 hrs.

For more information, contact:
Communication Officer
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Plot 5-11, G 5, Diplomatic Enclave
Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan
PABX: +9251 2601462 (Ext: 121)
Dir Tel: +9251 2601468
Fax: +9251 2601469
Mobile: + 92301 8564255
Email: rizwana.asad@unodc.org

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