Egypt: The Minister of Environment, Yasmin Fouad, carried out an inspection tour at the Nature and Wildlife Sanctuary in Jerash Governorate in Northern Jordan Within the framework of the Egyptian-Jordanian cooperation to invest in nature reserves.
According to the recent updates, Minister Yasmin Fouad took to the official social media handle of the Ministry of Environment. She cited, “We will introduce a new product for environmental tourism that supports the national economy.”
Furthermore, implementing the directions of the Prime Minister’s State to support environmental investment spheres, Yasmin Fouad, the Minister of the Environment, conducted an inspection tour inside the Nature and Wildlife Sanctuary in Jerash Governorate, northern Jordan, to inspect the Safe Wildlife Sanctuary project as a leading experiment.
The tour was conducted being worked to be repeated in Wadi Rayyan Reserve in Fayoum. “In the presence of Dr Ahmed Al-Ansari Fayoum, Governor and Dr Mohamed Salem, Head of Nature Protection.
In addition, the Environment Minister explained that “The visit came to know how the wild park is created, the style of management, mechanisms of integration of the community in its maintenance and the incentives provided for engaging the sector.”
The Environment Minister explained that the shelter is a sanctuary specialized in harbouring predators that are brought from conflict places or places where animals need special care, clarifying that the enclosures where the most important animals inside the sanctuary, such as bears, lions, tigers and hyenas that live in a condition were lost Excellent health inside the reserve and in an environment similar to the natural environment in which they live.
Yasmin Fouad further confirmed that the management style of the reserve, ways of tracking, feeding and monitoring wild animals by patrols and specialists inside the park have also been identified, as well as the method in which the reserve depends on providing services to visitors inside it by providing guides, safety factors and maintaining visitors safety.
Additionally, same time keep the animals and make sure no annoying procedures are done to those animals. Minister Yasmin Fouad cited, “The system of working inside the park is done by identifying visitor groups to the existing animals that the sanctuary cares for them and keeps them until they are released into their natural environments, through one of the guides accompanying them inside the sanctuary.”
“We seek to replicate the experience at the Rayan Valley Sanctuary in Fayoum, where this project is one of the green projects aimed at conserving biodiversity, supporting resilience and adaptation to climate changes, by re-homing animal species that have become extinct from their original environment or endangered from all over the world The world, in order to protect it and create an ecosystem where it can coexist safely and securely,” The Minister of the Environment confirmed.
The Minister of the Environment further pointed out that the project works to strengthen cooperation between the Egyptian and Jordanian sides in the fields of ways of investment, preservation and biodiversity through the exchange of experiences and offering experiences between the two countries in these areas.
It is worth noting that the tour comes within the framework of the visit of the Minister of Environment to the State of Jordan, which comes in response to the invitation of Princess Alia bint Hussein to establish a brick of cooperation between the two countries in the field of nature protection and to explore investment opportunities within nature reserves, especially those of Fayoum.