No locust found in Punjab and KP, says NLCC

By: News Desk      Published: 05:45 PM, 29 Aug, 2020
No locust found in Punjab and KP, says NLCC

National Locust Control Centre (NLCC) had surveyed about 151,626 hectares of land during the last 24 hours and carried out anti-locust operation over 450 hectares of District Lasbella of Balochistan and 300 hectares of district Tharparkar of Sindh.

A press release issued by the Ministry of National Food Security and Research on Saturday said that no locust presence was reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces.

However, the locust was presented in one district each of Balochistan and Sindh where the anti-locust survey and control operations were in progress.

During the last 24 hours, 151,626 hectares area has been surveyed and controlled operations were conducted over affected land.

In the last six months, controlled operations have been carried out on 1,122,703 hectares areas, it added.