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International snow leopards preservation forum nears in Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan | society | 15:45, 09 August 2017 | 991

AKIPRESS.COM - Bishkek on August 24-25 will host an international forum on preservation of snow leopards and their ecosystem, according to the official website of the event.

The forum will bring together representatives of 12 countries and international organizations. President of Mongolia is among the guests invited to the forum on protection of the snow leopards.

Currently, Kyrgyzstan is home for about 500 snow leopards, according to Director of the State Environment Protection Agency Abdykalyk Rustamov.

Some 50 research cameras were set up after holding the first Global Snow Leopard Conservation Forum.

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