Sigar: US counter-narcotics programs have not been effective
Reporter: Shaker Sangi
The Office of the United Nations Special Inspector General for the Reconstruction of Afghanistan (Cigarette) does not make US plans in the fight against drugs effective.
John Sapco, US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction at the US Senate’s National Security Council meeting, said the plan to eliminate poppy fields and all US programs in the fight against drugs has not been effective.
Mr. Sapco said the decline in opium production was due to drought last year.
US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, $ 9 billion has been spent on the program since the onset of the Counter Narcotics Program in Afghanistan.
Last year, the Afghan government and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reported that drug production in Afghanistan dropped 29 percent.
In a joint report by the two agencies, it was estimated that in 2018, the amount of manufactured drugs in Afghanistan was estimated to be 6,400,000 tons, up from 9,000 in 2017.