Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Mathura wildlife sanctuary

IANSUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:05 AM IST
article-image
Mathura: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his son Hadrien, 3, feeds an elephant during a tour of the elephant sanctuary in Mathura on Sunday. PTI Photo (PTI2_18_2018_000232B) |

Lucknow: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited Mathura Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Uttar Pradesh and interacted with the its founders and staff members.

The wildlife sanctuary team discussed with the Canadian Prime Minister the need to create awareness about the plight of Asian elephants.
Trudeau was accompanied by his wife and three children. Mathura District Magistrate S R Mishra and the SSP Police Swapnil accorded a warm welcome to the Trudeau along with Kartick Satyanarayan and Geeta Seshamani, founders of Wildlife SOS at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center.

“It is a great honour for Wildlife SOS to have the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sparing his valuable time to see our efforts to protect elephants in collaboration with Forest Department. Our goal is to help conserve and protect elephants,” said Satyanarayan.

Mishra said that it was an honour that the Prime Minister of Canada visited the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center. “This center is a wonderful and unexplored area of Mathura. We hope his visit will attract more people to visite here,” he added. SSP Police Swapnil said that the police had learnt about the special request of the Canadian Prime Minister and made all arrangements to ensure his security during his visit to the Elephant Care Center in Mathura.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Dispose of Former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa’s Rs 11,000 saris, footwear: Plea

Dispose of Former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa’s Rs 11,000 saris, footwear: Plea

Maharashtra political crisis: Can't support people who had direct connection with culprits of Mumbai...

Maharashtra political crisis: Can't support people who had direct connection with culprits of Mumbai...

Thane: CM Uddhav Thackeray's poster blackened, Sanjay Raut's effigy burnt by rebel Eknath Shinde's...

Thane: CM Uddhav Thackeray's poster blackened, Sanjay Raut's effigy burnt by rebel Eknath Shinde's...

Chattisgarh: Congress to sit on Satyagraha against Agniveer scheme

Chattisgarh: Congress to sit on Satyagraha against Agniveer scheme

Moderate rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs for next two days: IMD

Moderate rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs for next two days: IMD