ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Science and Technology and privated company has signed an MOU to start the production of drones to target locust.
Federal Minster for Science and Technology Fawad Chauhdry said that the drones will be given to the NDMA to fight locusts in the country.
Separately, Dr Sultan, the CEO of a private company, said “Only recently we were tasked by the ministry to make drones. These drones can not only be used to spray [disinfectants] but also map areas,” he said.
He added the drones will be able to carry 16 kgs of chemicals
On a qestions, Fawad Chaudhry said the country will have a moon observatory next Eid in Islamabad, hoping that it will lessen the burden on the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee when it comes to moon-sighting.