India slams Pakistan for refusal to join meeting to discuss locust menace
- India has already delivered 20,000 litres of pesticide to Iran for desert locust operations
- India had proposed to Pakistan and Iran for a coordinated approach in dealing with the alarming threat of fast-increasing desert locusts in the region
NEW DELHI : Pakistan refused to join a technical-level meeting with India to discuss the issue of locust menace, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday, slamming Islamabad for showing "reticent attitude" even when its own people face a threat of food security.
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