1. To inquire into, investigate and prosecute all offences relating to or connected with, preparation, production, manufacture, transportation, illicit trafficking or smuggling of intoxicants, narcotics and chemical precursors or reagents used in the manufacture of narcotics, or any offence committed in the course of the same transaction under any law for the time being in force, including an attempt or conspiracy to commit, or any abetment of, any such offence, or any offence committed under the Control of Narcotics Substances Ordinance, 1996 (XCIV of 1996), or the Prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order, 1979 (P.O 4 of 1979).
  2. Trace and freeze the assets.
  3. Provide assistance and advice to other Enforcement Agencies on all matters in the field of narcotics and to collect information from all national and international enforcement agencies about illicit narcotics traffic and traffickers.
  4. Maintain liaison with all national or international narcotics authorities, organizations, bodies, associations and represent Pakistan in such conferences, seminars and workshops arranged by any such organization on narcotics related matters.
  5. Arrange and co-ordinate training of own staff and members of other enforcement agencies in various aspects of narcotics enforcement.
  6. Co-ordinate the project and schemes for elimination and destruction of poppy cultivation.
  7. Perform any other related functions which may be assigned to it by the federal government.
  8. The Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) is a high level intelligence agency comprising of all Law Enforcement Agencies of the country and headed by Director General (ANF).