Lahore official reviews arrangements at zoo

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Published: June 16, 2018
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Directives to assume their positions during Eid holidays have been issued to the Lahore Zoo director, assistant directors, curators and district wildlife officers all over the province. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

Directives to assume their positions during Eid holidays have been issued to the Lahore Zoo director, assistant directors, curators and district wildlife officers all over the province. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

LAHORE: Wildlife Safari Zoo deputy director and Lahore Zoo director have been directed to further improve arrangements including security to facilities visitors at Lahore Zoo and Safari Zoo during Eidul Fitr holidays. The direction was issued by Punjab Wildlife and Parks Director General Khalid Ayaz Khan on Friday while reviewing the security arrangements at Lahore Zoo and Safari Zoo in connection with Eidul Fitr holidays. Later, briefing the media, the DG said six walkthrough gates were being installed at entrance points of Lahore Zoo besides a walk through gate would be on standby. He said 12 metal detectors would be used for checking of visitors before their entry, adding that 32 cameras had been installed for ensuring proper security. He further said special arrangements have been made to ensure the provision of cold drinking water to the people. Earlier, Khalid Ayaz Khan visited the Safari Zoo and he was briefed that 50 security personnel have been deployed while police personnel would also perform security duty.  

Published in The Express Tribune, June 16th, 2018.

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  • Stacy
    Sep 19, 2018 - 7:59AM

    This is horrible to see. Is this Suzi? Didn’t she die? Please don’t get more animals at this zoo! Didn’t all the giraffes die also? Didn’t so many animals die at Islamabad zoo die? Recommend

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