ISLAMABAD, Oct 04 (APP):The National Locust Control Center (NLCC) surveyed around 129,427 hectares area of land during the past twenty-four hours and carried out locust control operation in Sindh province.

According to press statement issued here on Sunday by the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, no locust was found in the provinces of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Balochistan.

However, the presence of locust was only observed in Jamshoro and Tharparkar, where anti-locust operation was carried out on 80 hectares of land.

It is pertinent to mention here that during the past 6 months, the locust control operations have been carried out on 1,132,770 hectares of land across the country.