A campaign to burn cigarettes and drugs took place near Ashgabat

An action on the destruction of counterfeit cigarettes and narcotic drugs was held near the village of Bagabat of the Ak Bugday etrap in the Ahal velayat.

Students, elders, representatives of embassies and international organizations could personally throw in the burning oven boxes and bags of illegal drugs and cigarettes, which were seized during a series of special operations of law enforcement and military departments, reports TDH .

The publication, however, does not specify how counterfeit and drugs enter Turkmenistan. Demonstrative burning of narcotic drugs and tobacco products is carried out on a regular basis , one twotimes a year.

Recall that on December 2, Interior Minister Isgender Mulikovreported to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov about the detention of drug dealers from whom psychotropic substances, money and valuables were confiscated.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan