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Princess Alia, FAO discuss plans for animal welfare in Petra

By JT - May 08,2018 - Last updated at May 08,2018

AMMAN — HRH Princess Alia on Sunday met with Nasredin Hag Elamin, representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Jordan, in the presence of Wafaa Ramadneh, programme officer for the organisation, Zain Shahin and Bandar Assahn from Princess Alia Foundation (PAF), a statement by the FAO said.

HRH introduced the activities and initiatives implemented by PAF to benefit the community and voiced her keenness to collaborate with FAO in continuing the campaign launched in Petra to ensure animal’s treatment and welfare.

FAO agreed on the necessity to develop the initial steps taken for animal welfare and expressed its full support for the next phases of the campaign.

Hag Elamin mentioned plans to conduct joint youth awareness programmes in Petra for animal welfare in collaboration with UNESCO, and announced FAO’s plan to conduct an assessment on the behaviour of animals’ owners and tourists in Petra.

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