New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday inaugurated a two-day conference on ‘Combating Drug Trafficking’ for Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) partner nations.
While speaking at the event he said that India has adopted a zero tolerance policy towards narcotics. The government shall ensure the smuggling and trade of drugs are stopped completely.
“We will ensure that no drug can go out of India nor any drug can come to India,” Shah said.
“I want to assure that India is committed to end the drug menace and will take the lead role to check narcotics trade in the world,” he said.
“India will leave no stone unturned to tackle the problem strongly,” he said.
The BIMSTEC is a regional organisation comprising seven member states including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand besides India.