Agriculture Minister Concerned over Buffalo Reports at Mora Valley Farm

April 17, 2024:- Senator the Honourable Kazim Hosein, Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, has initiated a thorough investigation into the events at the Mora Valley Farm concerning the buffalos that have been reported roaming freely. This action comes in response to serious concerns raised by the community regarding the safety and damage to local agriculture.

The Minister expressed deep concern regarding the situation and has taken decisive steps to address the community’s immediate needs. “The safety of our citizens and the protection of our agricultural assets are paramount,” said Minister Hosein. “We are taking comprehensive measures to ensure that similar incidents are prevented in the future.”

A key response from the Ministry has been the deployment of regional officers to fully assess the extent of crop damage and evaluate the overall impact on local farmers. Additionally, the Minister has mandated immediate repairs to the fencing around Mora Valley Farm to secure the area.

The Ministry’s Engineering Division is actively conducting remedial work to swiftly mitigate any further risks and restore normalcy to the impacted regions. Meanwhile, representatives from the PLS are in direct contact with the residents, providing necessary assistance and ensuring that their concerns and needs are addressed promptly.

“We are committed to resolving this issue swiftly and transparently,” Minister Hosein added. “Our goal is to maintain open and effective communication with all stakeholders as we work collaboratively to manage and resolve this unfortunate situation.”

The Ministry appreciates the patience and cooperation of Mora Valley residents and the broader community as these efforts continue. Updates will be provided as the situation progresses.

 

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