2001 News Story

Kingdom to observe International Anti-Drugs Day

Saudi Arabia will participate in the activities of the International Day for Combating Drugs to be observed tomorrow under the slogan: 'Drug abuse and its negative impact on mental health'. The Kingdom has a comprehensive program on this, including alerting citizens to the dangers. General President of Youth Welfare Prince Sultan bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz declared that drug abuse is of great concern to many countries, and his deputy Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz urged young people to cooperate with security forces in checking the menace.