ANF takes control of Data Darbar Hospital Lahore to combat drug addiction

Data Darbar Hospital Lahore

LAHORE: In a significant development aimed at addressing the challenges of drug addiction, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was officially signed today, transferring the management of Data Darbar Hospital in Lahore to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF).

The signing ceremony, held at the Chief Minister’s Office, was attended by Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, Corps Commander Lahore Lt-Gen Syed Aamer Raza, and DG Anti-Narcotics Force Maj-Gen Aneeq Ahmad Malik. Secretary Health Ali Jan and ANF Regional Director Brig Sikandar Hayat represented their respective organisations during the signing of the MoU.

Under the terms of the agreement, the Anti-Narcotics Force will take charge of overseeing the rehabilitation and upgrading of Data Darbar Hospital. The primary focus of the hospital will now shift towards the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals struggling with drug addiction.

Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, in his announcement following the agreement, highlighted the dedicated allocation of Data Darbar Hospital specifically for the rehabilitation of drug addicts.

This move reflects a concerted effort by the government to address the pressing issue of drug addiction and provide much-needed support to those affected.

Rehabilitation and upgrading efforts are expected to bring about positive changes in the treatment of individuals grappling with drug dependency. This strategic partnership between the health sector and the Anti-Narcotics Force signifies a collaborative approach towards combating the challenges posed by drug addiction in the region.

As part of the ceremony, key documents related to the transfer of management were exchanged, marking the formal commencement of this joint initiative.

The implementation of these measures is anticipated to significantly contribute to the overall health and well-being of individuals seeking assistance for drug rehabilitation at Data Darbar Hospital.

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