Hanoi (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung on June 7 signed to issue a plan on implementing the action month for drug prevention this year in the capital city.

Accordingly, the month is being carried out throughout June, with focus on improving the effectiveness of communications work on and education of laws and regulations on drug prevention and control.

Besides, the city also aims to promote communications to create changes in the sense of responsibility and actions of authorities and heads of organisations, agencies, businesses and schools as well as people from all walks of life in preventing and combating drugs and related crime, thus contributing to serving the tasks of the capital’s socio-economic development and foreign affairs

The plan is issued in response to the Prime Minister’s dispatch dated May 27 on the implementation of the action month for drug prevention and control and the organisation of activities responding to the action month (June), International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and Vietnam’s anti-drug day (June 26)./.