Washington, PTI Amidst the war with the Corona virus, the US has expressed concern over food security in South and Central Asian countries. Cross-border trade is said to be significantly impacted by the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the deadly corona virus.
According to Johns Hopcon University, South and Central Asian countries have implemented full lockdown for some time to stop the spread of the deadly corona virus, which has so far killed 74,565 people globally and infected over 13,45,000 people. Huh.
Alice G. Welles, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia in the US, told reporters here during a press conference, ‘Countries around the world are implementing new regulations to limit the spread of the corona virus, we It is being observed that the impact of the cross-border trade and logistics may threaten food security.
He has warned the countries to ensure that the stoppage of trade across the border during a public health emergency does not create a situation like a food security emergency. Wells said that we are definitely advocating that countries in the region trade basic foods and other human goods safely so that this public health emergency does not become a food safety emergency.