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Pakistan calls for global cooperation against locusts threat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has underlined the need for strong regional and international cooperation to address the serious threat posed by desert locusts to the food security in the country and the region. This was stressed at a briefing to the diplomatic

ECC approves Rs100 million for locust control in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs100 million grant for locust control in Punjab. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired the meeting of the Economic

CM Sindh requests six aircraft for locust control operation

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has urged the federal government to provide six aircraft for spray in desert areas as locust swarms have once again started attacking standing crops in the province. This chief minister, while presiding

PM chairs high-level meeting on locusts eradication

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to provide all necessary resources required for action against locust swarms in the country. Chairing a high-level review meeting on eradication of locust, the prime minister said it is a national emergency and

Govt declares national emergency to combat locust threat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government has declared national emergency to combat locust threat which are swarming all over the agriculture domain of the country. PM’s Special Assistant on Information, Firdous Ashiq Awan has informed about this emergency on Twitter. She said that

Federal minister assures CM Sindh of full support in locust control

KARACHI: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar on Monday assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah  of full support of the federal government in locust control. An emergency meeting was held at Chief Minister House