NLCC surveys 185,839 hectares area of land during anti locust operation

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

03rd Sep, 2020. 12:00 pm

The National Locust Control Center (NLCC) surveyed around 185,839 hectares area of land during the past twenty-four hours and carried out locust control operation in two districts of Balochistan and Sindh provinces.

Ministry of National Food Security and Research in its statement on Thursday said no locust was found in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

However, the presence of locust was observed in one district each of Balochistan and Sindh, it said adding that anti-locust operation was carried out on 280 hectares in district Lasbella and 40 hectares of Tharparker.

It is pertinent to mention here that during the past 6 months, the locust control operations have been carried out on 1,124,593 hectares of land across the country.

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