Appeal to Information Minister to set a media strategy in confrontation of drugs’ issue

SourceNational News Agency - Lebanon

NNA – The “ZNN” News Network appealed to Caretaker Information Minister, Dr. Manal Abdel Samad Najd, to define a media strategy to confront drugs.

In an issued statement on Saturday, the Network pointed out that in the recent period, particularly after discovering the shipment of drugs smuggled through Lebanon to Saudi Arabia, the issue of drugs has been discussed by the Lebanese media in a way that does not mention the dangers of this scourge.

Based on its belief in the important role of the media in highlighting the negative impact of drugs on the state’s image and the health of citizens, and in the wake of news circulated through visual and written media that lacks guidance and awareness towards this scourge, ZNN Network decided to appeal to the Information Minister to launch a strategic plan that would encourage media outlets to raise awareness about more...