The Era of Anti Fascist People’s Freedom
League (AFPFL) Government
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.
invaders taking a stronghold inside the territory of Myanmar.
the KMT troops that invaded into Myanmar territory.