NLCC completes anti-locust operation

By Ali Imran

ISLAMABAD: National Locust Control Center (NLCC) had carried out anti-locust operation in 1,126,619 hectares of land during last six months and averted the pest threats, which had effected 61 districts of four provinces.
A press release issued here Wednesday said that due to continuous efforts of joint teams formed to combat desert locust, no locust was reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, however locust was presented in 1 district of Balochistan and 2 districts of Sindh including Hyderabad and Jamshoro.
Anti-locust survey and control operations were in progress about 212,797 hectares area have been surveyed, where as control operation carried out on 600 hectares of District Lasbella of Balochistan.