Tribute to Sardar Naseer Tareen

By Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema
Country Representative
IUCN Pakistan

It was saddening to learn of the sad demise of Sardar Naseer Tareen, an ardent conservationist. He started his career as a wildlife filmmaker after his training in the United States. During a series of films on the biodiversity of Balochistan he discovered a rapid disappearance of several species. In the year 1984 with the support of US Fish and Wildlife Department, he set up the first community-run Sustainable Use Conservation Project in Pakistan called the Torghar Conservation Programme (TCP). Continue reading “Tribute to Sardar Naseer Tareen”

IUCN, Pakistan National Committee Members express concern over Clifton Beach development project

A meeting of the Executive Committee of the IUCN Member Organizations in Pakistan was held on June 22, 2020. The meeting was Chaired by Mr. Roomi S. Hayat, Chairperson, IUCN Pakistan National Committee of the IUCN Members. Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, IUCN Vice President & Regional Councillor, Asia; and Adviser to the Prime Minister of Climate Change also attend this meeting. Continue reading “IUCN, Pakistan National Committee Members express concern over Clifton Beach development project”

Rural Aid Pakistan

Mr. Malik Khalid Chairman district Zakat Committee, Mr. Zahid Rafique, Deputy Director Social Welfare and other stakeholders participated in Food Packs distribution events organized by Rural Aid Pakistan. The speakers educated the participants about the prevention measures about COVID-19. In these events, Rural Aid distributed the food packs to 115 poor widows and daily wager families. Rural Aid responding COVID-19 through awareness raising, distribution of hygiene & safety kits and food items to marginalized people in partner communities affected by COVID-19.”