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Gujarat government suspends livestock export from Tuna, Kandla ports

Meanwhile, the central government’s shipping ministry also had revoked approval of vessels to export livestock to Gulf countries from Gujarat on several grounds. The state government has suspended the export of live animals and livestock from Tuna and Kandla ports in Kutch, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced on Friday. Rupani said a 24×7 police check post was being set up at Tuna port to stop illegal export of animals. The CM told reporters that livestock export would not be allowed from the state till the standards prescribed by the Animal Welfare Board of India are fulfilled. He requested that the permit to export live animals and livestock from Kandla port be suspended till quarantine station and certification facilities are made available.

Date: 15 dec 2018
Source: https://www.nyoooz.com/news/ahmedabad/1279919/gujarat-government-suspends-livestock-export-from-tuna-kandla-ports/