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COAS reiterates commitment to help civil administration against locust threat
June 04, 2020

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated the army's commitment to make all possible resources available to help civil administration in combating locust threat.

He made the remarks during visit to National Locust Control Center in Rawalpindi today (Thursday).

The Army Chief further stressed that effective control operations are essential for ensuring food security in the country and in mitigating the negative economic impact. He said government has already declared national emergency in this regard.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated the role of NLCC in synergizing national efforts in line with the National Action Plan.  

Earlier, the Army Chief was briefed by Engineer in Chief Lieutenant General Moazzam Ejaz about the efforts being undertaken to counter locust threat.