Govt fully determined to remove coronavirus threat, other challenges: Fakhar Imam

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Govt fully determined to remove coronavirus threat, other challenges: Fakhar Imam

ISLAMABAD ,Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam has said the government is fully determined to remove coronavirus threat, unemployment, and poverty from the country.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan is making all out efforts to address the challenges of economy, pandemic, and locusts attack in all the four provinces.

He said that all necessary equipment including helicopters, aircraft, pesticides and other essential items have been provided to the department concerned to protect crops for pest attack.

Syed Fakhar Imam said National Disaster Management Authority, Plant Protection Institution, ministry and National Locusts Control Center, were working day and night to avoid widespread damages from locusts.

Responding to a question, he said under "Ehsaas Program", some 114 billion rupees had been disbursed among the deserving families.