Based on the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Counter Narcotics and Intoxicants Law of Afghanistan and the designation of counter narcotics as a crosscutting issue in the Afghanistan National Development Strategy; the Ministry of Counter Narcotics will: lead counter narcotics policy and program formulation; coordinate the counter narcotics budget with the Ministry of Finance; coordinate relevant counter narcotics efforts with the line ministries and organizations; and monitor and report on the implementation of the National Drug Control Strategy.


The MCN will work with other partners to create a secure environment for a healthy society with a strong licit economy, through evidence-based policy-setting, effective coordination and full accountability to the people of Afghanistan and their government.