Botswana explains trophy hunting decision to UK's Rural Affairs

Philda Kereng PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Philda Kereng PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Response to the United Kingdom’s department for environment, food and rural affairs call for evidence on the scale and impact of trophy hunting import and exports into the United Kingdom

I wish to convey fraternal greetings to you and the people of the United Kingdom. 

I have the honour to refer to the issue of the call for evidence on the scale and impacts on the import and export of hunting trophies into the United Kingdom. Botswana attaches great importance to the existing cordial relations and solidarity between our two countries. It is this spirit that I found it imperative to raise our discomfort on how the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of the United Kingdom is handling this matter.

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