Temporary ban on import of live birds, hatching eggs, chicks from Hungary

Temporary ban on import of live birds, hatching eggs, chicks from Hungary

Monday 1438/3/20 – 2016/12/19

Riyadh, Rabi’I 20, 1438, December 19, 2016, SPA — The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has imposed a temporary ban on the import of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from the Republic of Hungary after the ministry received a warning bulletin issued by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on breaking out of high virulence bird flu in Hungary.
Various animal quarantines across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ports and other relevant governmental agencies were directed to take necessary precautions regarding this case.
–SPA
13:06 LOCAL TIME 10:06 GMT