PDEA ICAD Press Conference

PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapena said the creation of Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) will expedite all anti-drug efforts with the goal of attaining President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's priority objective to effectively suppress the long-standing illegal drug problem, which is clear threat to national security, thereby affecting the moral fiber of the society, undermining the rule of law and threatening the development of the country, in a press conference held at PEDEA conference room, NIA Road, Barangay PiƱahan, Quezon City on Monday (March 13, 2017). Also in the photo (From right): Philippine National Police (PNP) PDDG Fernando H. Mendez; PEDEA Deputy Director General for Administration Jesus A. Fajardo; Public Attorneys' Office Chief Persida R. Acosta. (PNA Photo by Ben Briones)