Al-Gharrafah Foundation released 400 Houbara birds in Farah

The birds were released in the presence of Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al-Thani, head of the Al-Gharrafah Foundation, deputy governor of Farah, head of the Farah environmental protection department, members of the Farah city council and several national and international correspondents in the Chakerta district of Farah province.

Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al-Thani, head of the Al-Gharrafah Foundation said: Al-Gharrafah this year tried to release 300 birds from Afghanistan and 100 birds from Qatar to allow birds to breed in this place. He added: “In the coming years, we want to increase the number of these birds in our agricultural farm in Farah, cultivate, and eventually leave them in the plain.”

Farah’s wildlife has been threatened by droughts in recent times, and the 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 campus will cultivate nearly 1,300 of this kind from 2014 to 2019 and leave them in the plain.

Mousa Nazari, Deputy Governor of Farah Province, thanked the activities of the 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.

At the end of the ceremony, the people of Farah thanked Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al-Thani for the services of Al-Gharrafah Foundation for the provision of airport facilities, mosques, schools, clinics, agricultural farms and the prevention of the extinction of birds.