Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has stated that despite an expenditure of more than seven billion dollars to fight drugs in Afghanistan, opium production has increased in the country.
SIGAR asserted that Afghanistan remains the world's largest source of drugs, adding that drug trade is one of the main causes of corruption in the state institutions as well as being one of the main sources of funding for the Taliban.
In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Shapoor Bakthyar discusses the topic with the following guests:
Abrahim Azhar, Deputy Minister of Counter-narcotic
Hashim Wahdat Yar, Spokesman for the United Nations Program of Fight against Drugs and Crime
Nilofar Ibrahimi, MP
Mohammad Naeem Lalai Hamidzai, MP
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