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UAE Lifts Ban on Cattle Imports

24 August 2009

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a ban on cattle imports from Somalia, the WAM news agency reported Friday citing the environment ministry.

According to IANS, Cattle imports from the two Somali cities of Bosaso and Barabara will now be allowed in the country, UAE Environment and Water Minister Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad said Thursday.

As per the latest government directive, the importers must obtain certificates from laboratories stating that the animals were not vaccinated for bovine plague.

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