Southern districts put on alert to avert locust attack
PESHAWAR: The provincial government has directed the concerned authorities of the southern districts to take effective measures against locust attack to prevent standing crop from being infected. In this regard, directives have been issued to deputy commissioners of Tank, Dera Ismail Khan and Lakki Marwat to extend all out assistant to the local growers and ensure elaborate arrangements to prevent crops in their respective areas from pest infection. Thus, the district administrations were asked to dispatch teams to the infested areas to carry out spray on crops besides taking other necessary measures to effectively avert the locust attack. – APP ass=MsoNormal>