NLCC carries out survey on 168,635 hectares


Staff Reporter


National Locust Control Centre (NLCC) on Tuesday carried out anti-pest operation over 144 hectares of District Lasbella of Balochistan during last 24 hours in order to eliminate it completely from the country.
The joint teams of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, provincial agriculture departments and the Pakistan Army were conducting a comprehensive survey and control operation against the locusts in effected districts and succeeded to minimize its threat to only one district. The joint teams formed to combat the desert locust attacks had also completed survey of about 168,635 hectares of affected areas, said a press release issued by Ministry of NFSR.

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