COAS Bajwa visits National Locust Control Center

06:17 PM | 5 Jun, 2020
COAS Bajwa visits National Locust Control Center

RAWALPINDI - Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited National Locust Control Center (NLCC) here.

He was briefed by Engineer in Chief (E-In-C) Lieutenant General Moazzam Ejaz, Chief Coordinator NLCC, about the efforts being undertaken to counter locust threat, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.

COAS appreciated the NLCC's role in synergizing national efforts in line with the National Action Plan. COAS reiterated that the Army will make all possible resources available to help civil administration in combating locust threat.

He further stressed that effective control operations are essential for ensuring food security in the country and in mitigating the negative economic impact. The government has already declared a national emergency in this regard.