Bird flu-affected farmers compensated

07-08-2007 | |

Poultry farmers whose flu-affected poultry stocks were culled by the authorities have been compensated by the Chief Commissioner Islamabad, Khalid Pervez, who has distributed 35 compensation cheques of Rs 8.6 million €200,000).

The Chief Commissioner has assured the farmers that the government has taken a special interest in poultry farming. He termed Bird Flu a disaster, which was being controlled through constant monitoring by the district administration.

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