Rawalpindi - A high-level Inter-Agency Task Force meeting of all law enforcement agencies (LEAs) was held here at Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) headquarters on Tuesday.

The officials of LEAs attended the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Director General ANF Major General Khawar Hanif.

The meeting was aimed to increase coordination and cooperation for drug control, so that maximum benefit can be attained from the jurisdiction of the respective departments. During the meeting drug-based performance of last three months of all law enforcement agencies was analysed. The suggestions to increase the efficiency were also invited from all law enforcement agencies.

During the conference emphasis was laid to enhance the effectiveness of anti-narcotics cell in respective headquarters of LEAs. During discussion, need to further improve the cooperation in different fields was highlighted, which included intelligence sharing, technical knowhow, legal issues and training. All LEAs were also provided with latest drug testing kits, so as to ascertain the type/quality of drug at place of incidence.

At the end, performance of all law enforcement agencies and their active participation in the meeting was appreciated.

A total of 18 representatives of FBR, Pakistan Coast Guards, ASF, FIA, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, FATA Secretariat, Pakistan Rangers Punjab, Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Frontier Corps KP, FC Balochistan, National Highways & Motorway Police, Pakistan Railway Police, Islamabad Police, AJK Police, Punjab Police, Sindh Police, KP Police and Balochistan Police attended the meeting.