NID: UN-PAKISTAN: NARCOTICS CONTROL EFFORT THREATENED

Created: 5/9/1983

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theillion spent on the project so far has gone for administrative overhead. Growers are threatening to renew poppy cultivation unless the project is carried out faster and project officials stop spending money on noodavelopmentat activities. Pakistan, particularly Buner sub-district.ajor source of heroin consumed In the US.B

Depressed opium prices in Pakistan have made US-TmaecTcrop substitution programs more welcome, at least In areas where the government has control or Influence. The US rural development project In the neighboring Gadoon subdlstrlct will become more hazardous to carry out, however, If the hostility of tha poppy growers In Buner spreads to the cultivators In Gadoon. I

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