‘All-weather friends’: Turkey offers to help Pakistan in dealing with locust problem
This has been the second locust attack in Pakistan in less than three months.
The Turkish government has offered its support and expertise to Pakistan, in order to help the country in dealing with its locust infestation.
A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force, arrived in Turkey’s southern province of Adana, In order to Airlift, a purpose-built Piper Brave spray aircraft along with four crew members, as reported in a statement issued by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The aircraft will first be assembled after landing in Pakistan before it is sent to the locust infested areas of the country.
“Turkey and Pakistan are all-weather friends and this gesture would help improve a comprehensive pest control system to overcome the locust plague,” the statement issued by the PAF added.
This has been the second locust outbreak in Pakistan in less than three months.
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