Al-Gharrafah Foundation released 250 Houbara birds in Farah
These birds were released in the plains of Farah province in the presence of Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al-Thani, head of Al-Gharrafah Foundation, Hafez Aziz-ul-Rahman, head of Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency, and several domestic and foreign media.
Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al-Thani, the head of Al-Gharrafah Foundation, noted that this year, this Organization tried to release 200 birds from Afghanistan and 50 birds from Qatar together in this area so that the birds can breed here. He added: “In the coming years, we expect to release more of these birds in our agricultural farm in the field of propagation, breeding, and finally in nature.”
Farah’s wildlife has been threatened by droughts in recent times, and Al-Gharrafah Foundation is trying to rebuild it. Houbara is an extinct migratory and rare bird, and in the winter from Siberia, Russia to The warm air will migrate to Farah province. Al-Gharrafah Foundation will cultivate nearly 1,700 of this kind from 2014 to 2023 and release them in the plain.
Hafez Aziz-ul-Rahman, head of Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency, thanked the activities of Al-Gharrafah Foundation in Farah Province, adding that the establishment of various projects in the province by Al-Gharrafa Foundation was effective in improving the situation of the people and called for the continuation of this trend.