PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the third edition of Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi to save wild tigers.
India is host of this edition of conference in which more than 700 tiger experts, scientists, managers, donors and other stakeholders are participating.
- The conference will discuss issues related to tiger conservation and anti-poaching strategies.
- Ministers and government officials from all 13 tiger range countries (TRCs) participating in the conference.
- These 13 TRCs are: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- In this edition of conferences participating TRCs will share their (i) good practices and success stories in conserving tigers (ii) success stories in conserving tigers.
- The conference will also bring desired momentum and cooperative will for tiger conservation at the global level.
- It will also have and have long-term ramifications in the future for tiger conservation.
The first edition of Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation was held in Hua Hin, Thailand in 2010 and second edition was held in Thimphu, Bhutan in 2013.