Pro-green PM approves revival of NCCW


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday approved in principle the revival of National Council for Conservation of Wildlife (NCCW).

“The revival of NCCW is another major policy reform by pro-green prime minister of Pakistan,” said a PM’s Office statement issued here.

The NCCW is premier wildlife policy-making forum that was made redundant during last government.

After revival, the NCCW will have provincial representation and based in Ministry of Climate Change at federal level.

“The revival of NCCW will help Pakistan meet international obligations on controlling illegal wildlife trade and promoting conservation,” the statement added.