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Australian sheep: THIS is apropos Australian High Commissioner Peter Heyward

September 14, 2013 Australian sheep THIS is apropos Australian High Commissioner Peter Heyward`s letter `Australian sheep: HC`s view` (Sept 7) in which he expressed his concern about my views on the part of the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry (DAFF) and Wellard Rural Exports PTY LTD (Wellard). Let me first clear that it is not my letter (Sept 4) but it is the report of July 24, 2013, released by the DAFF, which raises the issue again and to which I responded.…

Australian sheep: GoP version

THIS is apropos the report released in July by the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) (www.daff.gov.au) under the title ‘Report into a Wellard Rural Exports consignment of sheep exported to Pakistan’, pertaining to the culling of 21,000 Australian sheep in October 2012 by the authorities of the Livestock Department of Sindh and the Animal Quarantine Department, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (NFSR). Besides, it is in continuation of my…

All Australian sheep culled: saga is over…

GHULAM ABBAS October 21, 2012: After remaining a hot topic for local and Australian media, the saga of imported Australian sheep has ended after authorities concerned culled all animals, here on Saturday. Livestock Department of Government of Sindh culled 11,306 infected sheep in two days. The process was initiated Friday morning. Talking to Business Recorder, Kazi Jan Muhammad, Deputy Commissioner District Malir confirmed that all the live, imported animals were culled by 5:30pm on…

Australian sheep: importer withdraws petition against culling of sheep

GHULAM ABBAS October 19, 2012: In another dramatic move, the importer of Australian sheep, who had moved the court against the culling of controversial animals, withdrew his petition on Thursday. Soon after the fresh development, the culling of sheep may again start, as the court's stay on the process become ineffective. The Sindh High Court, on the request of the petitioner, discharged the case against the culling of Australian sheep on Thursday. During the hearing on Thursday, the…

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