Drug Money and Economy: A Case of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Masood Ahmed, Bashir Bahr Qadam Adof, Zahida Parveen, Shaheen Kausar


The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is distinguished as it occupies the third place in terms of area and fifth in the proportion of population density that contains 64% of young people under 29 years of age where ages range between 15 to 29 years. Moreover, Pakistan ranks high for developing economies in South Asia, based on international economic reports (World Economic Outlook, 2019). Depending on this young labor, their economy is expected to thrive and grow. Pakistan, like other countries in the region, faces major challenges in the area of organized crime of promoting and using drugs. Which means there is an imminent danger to all economic plans that the state would like to preserve for the sake of economic prosperity, technological development and preservation of the most important segment of society, the youth category.


Abuse Activities, National Concern, Drug Trade, Money Laundering

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