Punjab, Pakistan to exchange wildlifeSeptember 25th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) The Punjab government has decided to start an exchange programme with wildlife sanctuaries in Pakistan, a minister said here Sunday.
“Under this unique friendship promotion programme, birds from the wildlife sanctuaries in Punjab would be sent to the sanctuaries in Pakistan and vice-versa,” Forest and Wildlife Minister Arunesh Shakir said here.
He said that an official delegation of the forest and wildlife protection department will soon visit Pakistan to finalise the programme to bring rare species to the state.
Shakir said that this unique exchange programme will help in improving ties between India and Pakistan.
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