Cooperation with the UNDCP

A contract on 6- month project on Demand Reduction Epidemiological and Rapid Assessment Study of the Extent of Drugs Abuse in 36 Townships in Myanmar was signed on 25 April 1998 and was implemented with the assistance of UNDCP which contributed US$ 31,640. Another contract on a 1-year project on strengthening of the capacity of Yangon. Treatment and Research Unit was signed on 14 July 1995 and implemented with the UNDCP. The' UNDCP's contributions to the project were US$ 94,977.

Furthermore, the Agreement on Drug Abuse Control in Myanmar-China border area and Myanmar-Thailand border area was signed among Myanmar, the People's Republic of China, Thailand and UNDCP Under the project which covered 3 years from 1993 to 1996, sub-projects on regional development, demand reduction and law enforcement were carried out in 12 villages of Silu / Pangkai Village Tract in Mongyong Township and in 17 villages of SanLu / Adee Village Tract in Tachileik Township in Shan State.

Members of Myanmar-American Survey Team making an opium yield survey. Minister for Home Affairs Col. Tin Hlaing exchanging views with UN Under Secretary General on elimination of narcotic drugs.