by Rukmani Krishna on  May 13, 2013 at 11:59 PM Environmental Health
 Ban on Import of Birds from Australia Lifted By UAE
A ban on the import of live birds from Australia, saying no cases of bird flu have been detected in the country has been lifted by the UAE's ministry of environment and water.

Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, minister of environment and water, issued a decision on lifting the ban on import of all live birds including domestic, wild and ornamental in addition to their products from Australia.

The ministry issued the decision after receiving information from the World Organization for Animal Health, which said no cases of bird flu have been reported in Australia.

Source: IANS

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