Fijian Parliament: Ban on animal imports from NZ
17 May, 2019, 12:50 pm
THE Biosecurity Authority of Fiji has a put a ban on the import of animals from New Zealand and Australia.
This was confirmed by Agriculture Minister , Mahendra Reddy in Parliament this morning.
However , with efforts to revive the cattle industry, he said there was a need to import cattles from overseas.
Mr Reddy said the ban was put in place due to new series of animal diseases that pose a threat to Fiji’s dairy and meat.