The University of Faisalabad (TUF) has been already declared as smoke and drug free Institution, three years ago by the Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH), a non-government organization working on abuse of drugs.


Mr Zahid Hussain, Syed Zulfiqar Hussain & Ms Zahida Maqbool signing the MOU

In this context, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was renewed between both the institutions witnessed by Mr Zahid Hussain, Commissioner Faisalabad division and Mr Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman Board of Governors TUF. Syed Zulfiqar Hussain Consultant Anti Drug/Narcotics, Chairman DATH and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar, TUF signed the agreement. The agreement was renewed with aim to restrain youngsters from the consumption of drugs which is increasing at an alarming pace.




Syed Zulfiqar Hussain & Ms Zahida Maqbool exchanging the documents. Mr Zahid Hussain, Commissioner Faisalabad division and Mr Muhammad Haider Amin,Chairman Board of Governors TUF also seen

On this occasion an awareness seminar on “Drug abuse prevention among youth” was also organized in Mukhtar Auditorium of the University. Mr Imran Baloch, Director Focus Rehabilitation, Syed Mohsin, Coordinator Education Program (DATH), Heads of Departments, faculty members and large number of students attended the seminar./span>

Heads of Departments and faculty members during the seminar

Students attending the seminar

Addressing the audience Mr Zahid Hussain, Commissioner said that that new trends of drug addiction are increasing among the youth particularly students which is an alarming situation. He said that the government is fully aware of the gravity of the problem and we are making all efforts to control drug menace in the society. Commissioner also appreciated the efforts of the University Management under the auspices of Madinah Foundation in health and education sector. Mr Muhammad Haider Amin in his address stressed the need for collective efforts aimed at creating awareness of the harmful effects of drugs use among the youth. TUF with collaboration of its affiliated Madinah Teaching Hospital is already taking measures for the rehabilitation of drug addicts, he added. Syed Zulfiqar Hussain highlighted the issue of drug usage among students. He said that a comprehensive planning should be introduced about use of drugs in educational institutions because our youth is our future in the country.

Mr Zahid Hussain, Syed Zulfiqar Hussain and Mr Muhammad Haider Amin addressing to audience





Mr Zahid Hussain, Syed Zulfiqar Hussain & other members from DATH recieving university mementos

Mr Zahid Hussain also planted as a sapling in the University and launched the spring plantation drive of TUF.

Mr Zahid Hussain planting a sapling in the University lawn

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