During a brief press briefing commemorating the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Umar Bhat, Vice President of SACPPE, delivered a compelling message urging society to stand against substance abuse. Stressing the vital importance of protecting future generations, Bhat emphasized the need for collective action. “As a society, we must come together to safeguard the well-being of our precious future generation,” he declared. Personally committed to this cause, Bhat made a solemn pledge, stating, “We are determined to keep ourselves, our families, and our loved ones far away from the clutches of drugs, ensuring a healthy and prosperous life.” This call to action deeply resonated, inspiring attendees to champion the cause and work towards a drug-free society, striving for a brighter tomorrow.

SACPPE, the South Asia Centre for Peace and Peoples Empowerment, is a registered non-profit organization that remains impartial and apolitical. Their mission is to promote the holistic development of society, as well as education, research, and learning.