Bhimduttanagar, 2nd February, 2015Â : Forest officials of Nepal and India have agreed to conduct joint patrolling at the wildlife reserves and jungles straddling both countries.
During the meeting held at Haldibani in Uttarakhand, India, two days ago, forest officials of both countries agreed for conducting the joint patrolling to protect wildlife and to check wildlife parts smuggling, said Chief Conservation Officer at the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Bed Prakash Dhakal.
He said that officials of the both countries would fix the date within 15 days for the joint patrolling.
The meeting also decided to share information between the countries for the protection of wildlife and to stop their smuggling as well as decided to hold a joint meeting in every three months.
The Nepali team had also carried out onsite visit to Indian bordering jungles.
Meanwhile, India has arrested seven people on the charge of their involvement in smuggling tiger’s skin and bone after the investigation team of the Nepal Police arrested two Indian nationals along with tiger skin and bone from Dodhara Chandani and Belauri in Kanchanpur district separately.
Source : RSS