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

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

الثلاثاء 1438/4/5 هـ الموافق 2017/01/03 م واس

Riyadh, Rabi’II 05, 1438, January 03, 2017, 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 Federal Republic of Germany after receiving a warning bulletin from World Organization for Animal Health on breaking out of high virulent bird flu in Germany.
Various animal quarantines at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ports and other relevant governmental agencies have been directed to take the necessary action in this regard.
–SPA
11:10 LOCAL TIME 08:10 GMT