62nd Session of Commission on Narcotics Drugs Held in Vienna
VIENNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mr. Idrees Zaman represented Afghanistan in the 62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria.
The Session started with the video message of UN Secretary General Mr. Antonio Gotris.
Later on, the UNODC Executive Director Mr. Yury Vidotov, International Narcotics Control Board President Dr. Viroj Somyai, Minister of the Interior of Austria Mr. Herbert Kickl, Russian Foreign Minister, Mr. Sergey Lavrof, and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Idrees Zaman delivered their speeches.
Deputy Minister Zaman shed light on the achievements and challenges of Afghanistan with regards to counter narcotic drugs. Mr. Zaman, talking on directs ties between narcotics and terrorism stated that the role of countries and regional and international organizations in this regard is very important and called for further coordination between the countries and organizations to overcome the existing narcotic drugs related challenges in the world.