Shehbaz Sharif nudges govt over locust attacks
PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday expressed his concern over the locust attacks in different parts of the country and said that the government should show seriousness in dealing with the crisis.
“The Federation and the provinces should follow a joint comprehensive strategy. The government should take steps to take joint measures at the regional level,” the PML-N leader said in a tweet.
پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کے صدر قائد حزب اختلاف شہباز شریف کا ملک کے مختلف حصوں پر ٹڈی دل کے حملے پر اظہار تشویش— PML(N) (@pmln_org) May 21, 2020
ٹڈی دل کے خطرے سے نمٹنے کے لئے حکومت سنجیدگی دکھائے
وفاق اور صوبے مشترکہ جامع حکمت عملی پر عمل کریں
علاقائی سطح پر مشترکہ اقدامات کرنے کے لئے حکومت اقدامات کرے
Shehbaz Sharif said if effective measures were not taken to control the locusts then there was a risk of famine while coronavirus epidemic and locust attack and the economic pressure will make our problems worse.
He said people of the affected areas, especially farmers, were raising their concerns for quite some time. “Our agricultural economy is in serious danger and if the government will not take action then irreparable damage to the agricultural sector will be occurred posing serious threat to the national food security,” the PML-N leader said.