Video: Mohamed Salah takes part in Egypt’s campaign to counter drug addiction



Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 09:32 GMT


Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 09:32 GMT


CAIRO – 14 April 2022: Liverpool Egyptian winger, Mohamed Salah participated at the government’s campaign to counter drug addiction, called "You are Stronger Than Drugs" with new television advertisement aired starting, Thursday, April 14.

According to press statement issued by the Social Solidarity Minister and Board of Directors of the Fund for Drug Control and Treatment of Addiction (FDCTA) Nivine el Kabbag, the new phase of "You are Stronger Than Drugs" campaign comes as part of Egypt's efforts to battle drug addiction.


Delivering a speech during a ceremony organized by the FDCTA, Kabbag said drug addiction is an important social problem which has many damaging effects, especially to the peace and security in the society.

The minister, meanwhile, extended thanks to the international football player Mohamed Salah for his voluntary participation in the "You are Stronger Than Drugs" campaign.

The minister also pointed out to the approval of the political leadership to implement the 2022-2026 national plan for combating drug addiction, hailing the State's efforts in this respect.

Shedding light on the success of "You are Stronger Than Drugs" campaign, Amr Othman, assistant to the social solidarity minister, said the campaign has considerably contributed to social interaction with the hotline.

The number of daily calls to the hotline "16023" has increased if compared to the previous years, he added.



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