Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs holds first meeting

The Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) holds its first meeting Monday (March 13, 2017) at the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Conference Room in Quezon City. The ICAD is headed by PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña as chairperson and has 20 members -- Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Interior and Local Government, Department of Justice, Department of Health, Department of Education, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of National Defense, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Philippine Information Agency, Public Attorney's Office, Office of the Solicitor General, Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine National Police, National Bureau of investigation, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and Anti-Money Laundering Council. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)