COAS General Qamar Bajwa assures full support to the civil government

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COAS General Qamar Bajwa assures full support to the civil government

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Thursday visited National Locust Control Center (NLCC) Rawalpindi, said military’s media wing.

According to ISPR, 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.

COAS appreciated NLCC role in synergizing national efforts in line with the National Action Plan.

He reiterated that 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 federal government has already declared national emergency in this regard.