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The Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Interior Minister and Chairman of the National Committee for Narcotic Control (NCNC) in Saudi Arabia, is constantly guiding the implementation of the country's training and national capacity development program pertinent to the National Project for Combating Drugs (Nebras) addressed to all categories of society in all cities and provinces throughout the Kingdom.
In this context, Abdulilah bin Mohammed Al-Sharif, secretary-general of the National Committee for Narcotic Control, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nebras Project and international expert at the UN, said that "Nebras" signed, under the guidance of His Highness the Crown Prince, contracts with 17 training centers in the Kingdom to train counselors and staff to reduce the spread of the drug phenomenon.
He added: "These contracts signed with a number of national enterprises and institutions specialized in the field of training and education aim to ensure training results that meet international quality standards to develop specialized national capacities in accordance with scientific methodologies in the field of combating narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Al-Sharif said the programs are aimed at creating awareness among intermediate, secondary and university students, teachers, imams and health specialists.