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Houbara Bustard

LHC calls Punjab cabinet summary over houbara hunting permits

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the government of Punjab to produce the summary of the cabinet's decision about issuing permits for hunting the endangered bird Houbara Bustard in the province, ARY News reported. The court while hearing a petition challenging issuence of the hunting pertimits also issued a notice to houbara bustard protection foundation. Director General Wildlife Punjab informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah said that after sufficient increase in the growth of the…

Foreign Affairs Ministry allocated areas for Qatari royals to hunt endangered Houbara bustard

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs not only allowed Qatari royals to hunt endangered Houbara bustard in Pakistan but also allocated at least eight areas for the purpose, ARY News learnt on Saturday. A MOFA notification obtained by ARY News informs the Qatar Embassy that government of Pakistan has conveyed its recommendation to authorities in concerned provinces for allocation of areas to the "dignitaries of the State of Qatar for hunting of Houbara Bustard". According to the notification, Bahawalnagar,…