The Era of Anti Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL) Government
(1948-1962)

From Myanmar's independence till the assumption of State power by the Revolutionary Council in 1962 the then Governments struggled against narcotics using their own strength. On 11 February 1948, the Department of Social Services decided to eradicate all opium abuse within 5 years, but this was not achieved because of the problems of the insurgencies, lack of funds, especially due to the problem of Kuomintang aggression.

The KMT invaders taking a stronghold inside the territory of Myanmar. Camps of the KMT troops that invaded into Myanmar territory.