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…
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,…
ISLAMABAD: "I have read the judgment authored by my distinguished colleague Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, but with profound respect I cannot bring myself to agree therewith," said Justice Qazi Faez Isa in his dissent note pertaining to Houbara case.
ISLAMABAD: Government on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to review its ban against hunting a rare desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac, saying controlled hunting could be a tool for preservation.
Photography by: Arif Belgaumi KARACHI: Holding multi-coloured placards and chanting slogans with fervour, denizens of Karachi protested at the Khadda Market against hunting permits being issued to elite foreigners.
ISLAMABAD: The government has finally opened up against ban on hunting houbara bustard by foreign dignitaries before the Supreme Court, arguing that the ban was affecting Pakistan’s relations with the Gulf states.
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has directed the federal and provincial governments not to issue further licenses for hunting of houbara bustard.
ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court bench on Wednesday suspended the special licences granted to Arab Royals to hunt endangered Houbara Bustard in Balochistan, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
QUETTA: A Saudi prince is on a hunting spree for rare birds in Balochistan despite a court-imposed ban and the government's insistence that the foreign delegation is only on a diplomatic mission, senior officials said Monday.