Regional council for Hunza in collaboration with Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) organized “Gojal Say No to Drugs” convention in the Tehsil headquarters Gulmit Gojal. The students of all the schools of Gojal 1 were invited in the convention where they participated in speeches, essays, dramas, debates against drugs.
The event was marked as first-ever convention to take young people and the students on board for the Anti-Drug Campaign in the area.
The participants, students along with the elders of the society highlighted hazards of drugs, quantum of drug threat, metabolism disorder due to drugs, drug challenges to youth and moral responsibilities of youth. Peer pressure was recognized as the core cause of addiction amongst students and street children.
Chief Guest of the event Mr. Ameer Hayat said that youth should be mindful of their thoughts, words and actions, because these are the base-line checkpoints to limit impending threat of addiction. Prizes were also distributed among the participated students.