Nepal-India agree on joint patrol

Kanchanpur, Feb 26: Authorities from Nepal and India have agreed to carry out joint patrolling in order to stop the poaching of wildlife along the border areas.

The agreement was reached at a meeting of the officials of the two countries held at Laggabagga forest post of India on Thursday. The joint patrolling will be carried out in areas regarded sensitive to poaching of wildlife.
The authorities also agreed on sharing of information to help check the poaching, according to chief protection officer of Shuklaphanta Wilife Reservice Office Bed Kumar Dhakal.