The Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah, inaugurated a hospital in Karachi dedicated to treating drug addiction on Tuesday.
As a chief guest, CM Murad Ali Shah inaugurated the Benazir Shaheed Model Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre in Karachi’s Manghopir district.
Provincial ministers Sharjeel Memon, Murtaza Wahab, Saeed Ghani, and Mukesh Kumar Chawla attended the ceremony, as did the honoree, Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti.
The facility will give free medical services to drug users and possibilities for social participation for the patients.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah stated in his inaugural address, “Together, we will make Pakistan a drug-free country.”
The Chief Minister remarked that a vast number of people in society are imprisoned in the grip of drug addiction and that quick action is required to control and prevent drug usage.