ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam here on Friday said that the government had evolved a mechanism for monitoring the desert locust attacks in different areas of the country.

Addressing a meeting which was held at National Locust Control Centre, the Minister said that it was the second meeting and government was determined to overcome the attack by mobilizing the communities.

He informed that the attacks of the locust were more swear in Balochistan Province, Thall, and in other areas of Southern Punjab.

Imam said that all concerned departments were vigilant in this regard and the situation was monitored on daily basis, adding that efforts afoot to activate and sensitize local communities to strengthen government efforts to overcome the challenge.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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