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128 teams constituted to control locust attack on crops: Food Minister
February 15, 2020

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Minister for National Food Security, Khusro Bakhtiar says 128 teams have been constituted to control locust attack on crops in the country. 

Talking to a private news channel, he said army and civil aviation would also take part in the operation being launched on Monday to spray the locust hit areas in Balochistan.

The Minister said locusts have destroyed a vast area in the country but measures have been taken now to avoid further loss of crops from its attack.

He said World Food Organization would also provide technical and strategic support to Pakistan for eradicating the locust.

NNR/Khokhar