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Calls for Funds to Combat Desert Locusts

Calls for Funds to Combat Desert LocustsCalls for Funds to Combat Desert Locusts

Amid the looming return of desert locusts, First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called on Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and the head of Plan and Budget Organization, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, to provide the required funding to fight the pest.
According to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati, it is estimated that 900,000 hectares in Iran will be affected by desert locusts this year.

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