Friday, December 13, 2019

Sahiwal, October 02, 2019
Walk held with the slogan Say no to Drugs at COMSATS University Islamabad, Sahiwal Campus The walk was part of the awareness campaign, which includes lectures at educational institutions and sports events in collaboration of Awam Ki Awaz, Sahiwal, Pakistan Zindabad Movement & Radio Awaz FM 105, Sahiwal Deputy Commissioner Sahiwal Muhammad Zaman Watto led the walk which was also attended by DSP Traffic Peer Riaz Ahmad, District Live Stock Officer Dr. Samreen Kousar, Civil Defense Officer Ms. Fareeha Jafar, Excise & Taxation Officer Khalid Zahoor, DSP Motorways Masood Khan, Director Art Council Dr. Riaz Hamdani, members of civil society and a large number of faculty, staff & students.

The participants expressed their resolve and determination to eradicate drugs from society. Speaking on the occasion Deputy Commissioner of Sahiwal Mr. Muhammad Zaman Watto, told the participants that the use of narcotics was not only injurious to its users health but affects their families as well. He sought the cooperation of the family to discourage them from using drugs.

He maintained that institutions were not only keeping a check on drug smuggling, but also actively engaged in awareness as well as treatment of addicts. Further, the main purpose of awareness campaign is to create a culture of saying No to Drugs willingly by society, he said. Director CUI, Sahiwal Campus Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat said, Drug addiction in our youth is a serious issue.

Drug addiction is harmful not only for addicted but also for society. Long-term use of drugs causes permanent and harmful effects on the body and mind. Addiction of narcotics must be eradicated from its roots to safeguard the youth and prosperity of Pakistan.

He emphasized the causes and effects of drug abuse and said there should be an awareness of the dangerous effects of narcotics in the youth of Pakistan. Other participants also highlighted the adversities of addiction and its ill-effects on individuals and families.

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  • Campus Established: 2006
  • Total Area: 36 Acres
  • Total no. of faculty: 145
  • Total no. of PhD faculty: 52
  • Total Programs Offered: 19
  • Enrolled Students: 3266
  • Passed Out Students: 3523

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COMSATS University Islamabad, Sahiwal campus is situated half-way between Lahore and Multan on COMSATS Road off G.T Road Sahiwal, was formally inaugurated on September 23, 2006. The campus is purpose built and is spread over area of 36 acres on land...

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