Senator Talha sets world record by hunting 54-inch tall ibex


GILGIT: Senator Talha Mehmood hunted a 54-inch tall ibex in Gujjal Hunza area, setting a world record.

According to the wildlife department, Mehmood followed all the rules and regulations of the Gilgit-Baltistan trophy hunting programme 2018-19. The hunting took place in conservation area Gujjal Hunza.

While talking to media at Hunza Press club, Senator Talha said that Hunza is best known for its rare wildlife species in the world.

“It is an honour for me that I have hunted a 54-inch tall ibex,” he said, lauding the GB government for initiating the trophy hunting programme.