Delegation of Italian Embassy led by Dr. Domenico Bruzzone Director Development Cooperation, Embassy of Italy visits CKNP headquarters

Delegation of Italian Embassy led by Dr. Domenico Bruzzone Director Development Cooperation, Embassy of Italy visits CKNP headquarters today on October 14, 2015. Park Directorate staff warmly welcomed the delegation. Ms. Maria Saccarello, Embassy of Italy Islamabad. Mr. Efrem Ferrari, PIDSA Embassy of Italy Islamabad Mr. Riaz ul Hassan, Resident Representative EvK2CNR Pakistan and Mr. Arif Hussain, Technical Representative EvK2CNR were also included in the delegation. Mr. Abid Ali Director CKNP extended gratitude to Italian Government, Italian Cooperation, Embassy and EvK2CNR for successful implementation of a multi sectoral project like SEED in CKNP through various implementing partners and seek out further collaboration and support to CKNP for sustainability of the interventions and milestones achieved in the framework of said project as well as other projects of EvK2CNR like KT and HKKH. Director CKNP briefed them about salient features of CKNP, Financial contributions of the partners to CKNP projects including SEED, KT, WWF and HKKH, detailed targets and progress of the planned activities under SEED project. He focused the major outcomes of the SEED. Mr. Yasir Abbas Ecologist CKNP briefed them the implementation of CKNP standard wildlife research and monitoring protocol and bout the displayed equipment used by the park staff for wildlife surveys, data collection, recording and reporting process . Demos of CKNP designated fuel efficient stoves, Pictorial glance, waste bins, solar geysers; solar cookers and signage were shown to the delegation. They took keen interest in the multipurpose 4 in 1 fuel efficient stoves. Director Italian Development Cooperation Dr. Domenico Bruzzone assured CKNP Directorate to support in the sectors came under discussion. Traditional caps were presented to the delegates by Directorate of CKNP. Directorate staff thanked the delegation and both the organizations assured bilateral support and cooperation for an ideal CKNP in future.