World Camel Day observed: ARC concerned on mass scale death of camels in Thar
HYDERABAD, June 24: Animals Rights Commission Pakistan observed world camel day here which was aimed to create awareness among masses on the importance of camel. The ceremony was addressed by chairman ARCP Arif Jamal Soharwardy, who said camel was a friend of humans among big animal, and it has a vital role in the transportation of goods from one place to another, especially in rural areas. He said camel was the only animal which can live without water for 40 days. The animal is used for journeys in Thar and other sandy areas where vehicles can’t move except 4 wheelers. He deplored that every year hundreds of camels die of hunger and for want of treatment in Thar. He criticized society which has become apathy to this animal. He announced that ARCP would be holding a free medical camp for camels in every district of Pakistan. Others who spoke included Saleem Chohan advocate, Dr.Kabirddin Shaikh, Muhammad Gulfam, Waqar Ali and Roshan Khan. It was the first time that camels day was celebrated in Pakistan the credit of which goes to ARCP Chairman Soharwardy.