Temporary Ban on Import of Live Birds from Philippines and Laos

Tuesday 1438/11/30 - 2017/08/22
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Riyadh, Dhu-AlQa'dah 30, 1438, August 22, 2017, SPA -- The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has imposed a temporary ban on importing live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from Philippines and Laos.
The Director General of Animal Risk Assessment Department Dr. Sanad Al-Harbi pointed out that the ban came on the basis of a warning bulletin issued by World Organization for Animal Health on breaking out of high virulent bird flu in the two countries.
-SPA
14:11 LOCAL TIME 11:11 GMT