Roots Millennium Education recognising its stature in national academic realm launched the much-needed awareness campaign on drug prevention in youth in collaboration with Inspector General Police (IGP) Islamabad Office at The Millennium Universal College (TMUC), Sector H-11/4 on Friday. A thought-provoking ceremony was held at TMUC presided by IGP Muhammad Amir Zulfiqar, also having nobilities of police department including AIG Operations, Superintendent Police (SP) City, SP Headquarters, SP Industrial Area and many other police officials in attendance. IG Islamabad Amir Zulfiqar emphasised the need of a collective effort to eradicate menaces like drugs from our society for the well-being of our future generation. He said the narcotics has become an undeniable threat to our society and everyone including parents, teachers, friends should not only play their role in creating awareness but also stay vigilant about their surroundings and seek help if they come across any such issue. Roots Chief Executive Officer Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq highlighted the role of an academic institution can play in bringing about social change and in reforming lives of our youth on a larger scale. While addressing the ceremony, he said that young people are real assets of our country and their secure future is a responsibility that should mutually be shared by every member of society. Students were sensitised on this pressing issue of society by a panel of experts that included SAASI Director General Dr Maria Sultan and journalist Amir Ghouri along with actors Hareem Farooq and Imran Abbas, who motivated students to make healthy and positive choices in their lives, rejecting any foreign influences and make their parents and country proud. Published in Daily Times, January 12th 2019.