“Work is underway to spray main beaches in Muharraq with pesticides,” stated member of the Muharraq Municipal Council, Ahmed Al-Maqhawi.

He confirmed that this decision, which will include Dohat Arad Reserve, came in order to avoid the spread of insects and rodents as a result of rising sea levels.

Al-Maqhawi explained rising sea levels, which represents a sudden natural phenomenon, insects and rodents appeared on the beaches. So, he added, we as a municipal council addressed the Environmental Health Department at the Ministry of Health, to spray main beaches in Muharraq with pesticides in addition to sewage network projects in various areas in Muharraq who suffer from the spread of insects and rodents from sewage.

member of the Muharraq Municipal Council confirmed that the spraying process has started in the old Arad area. He noted that deployment in more than one area for that work would continue for several days and he expected that the process might take a week until it finishes.