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Iran marks Int’l Day against Drug Abuse by burning 100 tons of narcotic drugs

The messages of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNODC Executive Director Yuri Fedotov on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking were delivered by UNODC Officer-in-Charge Kaveh Moradi during a ceremony organized by the Islamic Republic of Iran Drug Control Headquarters at Talaei-e Hall in northeast of Tehran on 26 June 2013.


During the ceremony Chairman of Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Dr. Alleddin Boroujerdi, Police Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Radan and Deputy Secretary-General of the Islamic Republic of Iran Drug Control Headquarters Taha Taheri delivered speeches. The ceremony ended by burning a total of 100,000 kilograms of variety of narcotic drugs in Tehran and 16 other cities throughout the country.


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