Al-Gharrafa released 400 Houbara birds in Farah
The birds were released in the presence of Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah ibn Thani Al Thani, head of the Al-Gharrafa charity foundation, deputy governor of Farah, head of the Farah environmental protection department, members of the Farah city council and a number of national and international correspondents in the Chakerta district of Farah province.
Sheikh Ali ibn Abdullah ibn Thani al-Thani, head of the Al-Gharrafa charity foundation said : Al-Gharrafa this year tried to free up 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 Al-Gharrafa Foundation is trying to rebuild it. Houbara is an extinct migratory and rare bird, and in the winter from Siberia, Russia is due to The warm air will migrate to Farah province. Al-Gharrafa 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 Al-Gharrafa 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 ibn Abdullah ibn Thani al-Thani for the services of Al-Gharrafa Foundation for the provision of airport facilities, mosques, schools, clinics, agricultural farms and the prevention of the extinction of birds.