Pakistan's drug addiction problem

Pakistan's growing problem of drug addiction and leading charity shut down after government dispute.

    Pakistan has been battling a growing problem of drug addiction in the country.

    Most users rely on local NGOs for treatment and rehabilitation, but these are often weighed down by a lack of funds.

    Now, a leading charity has shut down after a dispute with the government cut off vital support for thousands of people.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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