Political analyst. Usman Khan Aurakzai- Pakistan
The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a UN International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989.
Drugs are chemical substances that can change how your body and mind work. They include prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
special Anti-Ice Squad is formed to help stop sale of narcotics, particularly Ice and spread of drug addiction among the students and others.
According to the World Drug Report 2020
35.6 million people suffer from drug use disorders globally, by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 
Around 269 million people used drugs in 2018, up 30 per cent from 2009. While the increase reflects population growth and other factors, illicit drugs - including opiates and pharmaceutical opioids, cocaine and methamphetamine are still more available, more diverse and more potent than before, challenging law enforcement, posing greater health risks and complicating efforts to prevent and treat drug use disorders. 
Adolescents and young adults account for the largest share of those using drugs. Of the 11 million people who inject drugs, half of them are living with hepatitis C, and 1.4 million with HIV. 
A rising number of people in Pakistan are using crystal methamphetamine, and addiction specialists say more students and members of the educated, upper class are being attracted to the drug. 
Around 27 million people struggle with drug abuse in Pakistan, according to the country's anti-narcotics force.
ANF says it's very difficult to monitor drug cartels because of porous borders, local facilitaters and recently faced terrorism.But Department is aware how to tackle them.
The personnel of the Anti Narcotics squad would patrol around the educational institutions and keep a vigil on the drug pushers and buyers and arrest them to put a halt to the drug addiction in the Country.
The Anti-Ice Squad is tackling the narcotics dealers and addicts and giving them hope, awareness about bad impacts on society and future Generations.
The theme of this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, “Better Knowledge for Better Care”, highlights the need to understand drug dynamics trapping so many millions of people in a downward spiral, to inform balanced solutions that are based on scientific evidence, to know better what the issues are and to provide better care for those who need it.
So we have to standup against drug cartels for our future Generations because together we can pursue more effective prevention and protection, to build resilience as we build back better, and leave no one behind.