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Working Group meeting for developing Bhutan National Elephant Conservation Action plan :

The Working Group for drafting the Bhutan National Elephant Conservation Action plan had its meeting in Paro, Bhutan on 19th February 2019 to review the draft plan prepared by the Nature Conservation Division, Department of Forests and Park Services, Bhutan based on national consultation held in early 2019. The meeting was attended by Mr Sonam Wangdi, Mr Tandin, Ms Tshering Zam and Mr Letro (Bhutan), Mr Vivek Menon, Dr Anwaruddin Chudhury, Mr S S Bist, Dr Bhaskar Choudhury, Dr Bibhuti Lahakar and Dr Sandeep Kr Tiwari (India). The Working Groups expects to finalise the plan by July- August 2019.


The Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG) is a global network of specialists concerned with the study, monitoring, management, and conservation of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in its 13 range states