The President calls for the support of all parties to make the drug prevention initiative a success.
Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the Drug Prevention Week held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium this morning, the President said, to deliver the future generation from the drug menace, initiatives on drug prevention must be guaranteed success.
The President further stated, he will not support those who say that stringent laws need to be effected to control the drug menace, but do not actively support the initiatives on drug prevention.
He questioned as to what solution those who oppose the death penalty can put forward to curb narcotics.
He added, he signed the implementation of the death penalty for drug offences, in the good faith of the future generation and the suffering masses.
The President concluded, he has made the UN Secretary General aware of the disaster caused to the country, by drugs