Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Egypt condemns Israeli targeting of UNRWA school in Gaza      EU aids displaced Yemenis with USD 8 million      Biden congratulates new Iraqi President
  Agriculture
Kuwait expands ban on import, posession of endangered animals
23/05/2013   |   05:57 PM | Kuwait News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAF) expanded its ban on the import and possession of endangered wild animals to include carnivores, poisonous reptiles and monkeys of all kinds.
The measures are in line with numerous international treaties on the protection of endangered species, including the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) and of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
The ban is part of new regulations which include subjecting imports of other non-banned wild animals for personal or commercial purposes to safety, health and environmental requirements of the Department of Animal Health and the Zoo Administration, the PAAF explained in a statement.
A suitable place should be prepared for the animal before the importation to ensure it will not escape or cause any danger to the environment, it stated.
The new regulations also specifically allow the importation or ownership of wild animals only for scientific research bodies, licensed zoos or circuses.
But, before doing so, these bodies must be subject to PAAF and quarantine authority approvals, the statement added. (end) hmm.smh.ibi KUNA 231757 May 13NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Al-Qassam commando raid kills five Israeli soldiers
2.   65 members from Assad's forces killed in Homs
3.   Belgian converts form organisation to spread true values of Islam
4.   Palestinian gunmen kill three Israeli troops including officer
5.   Kuwait Airways gets EU Aviation security certificates
6.   ISIL controls 35 pct of Syria - Human Rights Observatory
    Photo Gallery

Muneera Al-Huwaidi, Information Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Press and Publications

Old buildings contrasting with the new in downtown Kuwait City

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah receives the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Secretary General of the General Secretariat of Awqaf Dr. Abdul Mohsen Al-Jarallah Al-Kharafi

KAC Board Chairman and Managing Director Rasha Al-Roumi

U.S. President Barack Obama
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS