PEMADAM KK will carry out more anti-dadah programmes across the State this year, according to its chairman Dr Chua Kim Heng. Last year, PEMADAM KK organized various anti-drugs activities including its Outreach programme. exhibitions and talks to increase awareness on the danger of drug abuse. In line with its “Drug-Free Workplace” campaign, it has organized three preventive programmes, involving some 1,000 staff from the City Hall. For this year, PEMADAM KK is planning to, among others, collaborate with elected representatives in Sabah to organize an Outreach programme in each state constituency. “This Outreach programme will involve residents’ committees and liaison committees. To successfully implement this, participation from the City Health and Services Department, Landscape and Sub-Urban Management Departments is required,” he said when speaking at the 11th Annual General Meeting of PEMADAM KK here yesterday. He said densely populated areas, including Taman Keramat and Taman Jaya Din, have been identified for Outreach programme next month. Meanwhile, Mayor Datuk Iliyas Ibrahim, in opening the AGM yesterday, expressed happiness that the City Hall’s PEMADAM has been successfully playing a very active role in fighting drugs and participating in the State and National PEMADAM programmes. He said PEMADAM’s efforts towards achieving Drug.-Free Country by 2015 is in line with the City Hall’s vision to turn Kota Kinabalu into a cleaner, healthier and safer city.