Meeting with Islamabad Wildlife Management Board

Islamabad: April 8,2024

Coordinator to PM on Climate change Romina Khurshid Alam held a meeting with Islamabad Wildlife management Board along with experts from four paws today at ministry of climate change. 

Romina Khurshid Alam was apprised on management, preservation of wildlife, issues & challenges about Margalla Hills National Park & Marghazar Zoo. Dr. Frank Goeritz, head of Institute of zoo & wildlife research and Dr. Amir Khalil, Director reveal & rescue briefed the coordinator to PM on bio rescue & endangered species. 

Coordinator to PM on climate change emphasized on setting up a new park dedicated for rare species, endangered species and vulnerable species.  For this purpose 28 acre land, under the ministry would be utilized. 

Coordinator to PM on climate change also expressed to establish firstever  centre of excellence in the country for welfare of wildlife wherein veterinary training, transfer of veterinary technology, awareness for the public would be provided by senior wildlife scientists for betterment of niche, ecology, growth & Experimentation of wildlife. 

While discussing the challenges of natural life of Pakistan, Coordinator to PM on climate change remarked that she was persuing for the earliest signing of Islamabad Nature & wildlife management act 2023 after which measures for bio rescue and wildlife would be upscaled. 

Coordinator to PM on climate change expressed her gratitude to the participants of the meeting adding that there is long way to go for welfare of Pakistani wildlife which was neglected for a very long time.