KARACHI - Secretary Excise and Taxation & Narcotics, Abdul Haleem Shaikh, has said that unless all stakeholders including parents, teachers students and government departments work together to eradicate drugs in the society, we can’t achieve our targets.

Addressing as chief guest here in a inter schools tableau competition at National Museum Karachi on Tuesday organized by ET & NC Department Sindh, Abdul Haleem Shaikh said that the role of new generation was very important in creating awareness against drugs and he also appreciated the performance and hard work of the teachers and the students who participated in tableau competition.

On this occasion while addressing the gathering Director General Excise and Taxation Narcotics Control Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that the drugs not only destroyed the families but it was also harmful to the society as a whole.  It is very essential to create awareness against drugs and we all have to work to get the noble cause, he added. 

Shoaib Siddiqui told that Excise Department Sindh collects seven different taxes and during last fiscal year it collected Rs. 53 billions in term of various taxes and for current financial year the target is Rs. 62 billions and hopefully we will get our target before the year ends.

Civil Aviation Authority School got first position, Little Angel School got second while Customs School got third position in the competition. Aftab Alam and Basur Ahmed Siddiqui performed as judges and Khurrum Jamal was the compare of the program.