ISLAMABAD: Ministry for Food Security and Research on Sunday announced that they are looking to initiate a program against locust swarm infestation in the country with the help of World Bank (WB), ARY News reported. According to a notification issued by the ministry on the matter, World Bank has offered an amount of $200 million to fend off and kill the locust swarms overwhelming agricultural land in Pakistan. Read More: SC dissatisfied over efforts to tackle swarms of locust in Pakistan An additional $150 million…
Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal on Friday held a press conference to address the locust threat plaguing the country.
He said World Food Organization would also provide technical and strategic support to Pakistan for eradicating the locust.