Plenary Day 2: Statement from Saudi Arabia

“We believe in God and we believe that God will help us combat the problem of drugs in our society”

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia states that they have been able to tackle the problem of drugs and psychotropic substances in society. And point out that in 2011 they were able to seize over 67 million tablets of ecstasy, more than 33 tonnes of hashish, over 111 kilos of heroin, more than 67 kilos of cocaine and more than 36 million tablets of Captagon. In regards to addict they state that they have enhanced facilities and have had over 600 lectures on the importance of narcotic drugs. However they urge the need for more support from the international community.

“May Allah protect our society from the scourge of drugs”.

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