Oman bans import of live birds and their products from several countries

Oman bans import of live birds and their products from several countries

Oman bans import of live birds and their products from several countries

Oman has issued a decision banning the import of live birds from Sweden, Netherlands, France, Ireland, Ukraine, Scotland, the UK, and Iran, local media reported.

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The Sultanate’s Minister of Agricultural, Fisheries and Water Resources, Dr. Saud bin Hamoud Al Habsi, has issued the Ministerial Decree No. 6/2021 banning the import of live birds from these countries.

The decree says, “It is prohibited to import live birds and their products, derivatives and offal from Sweden, Netherlands, France, Ireland, Ukraine, Scotland in the United Kingdom and from Tehran until the reason for the ban is removed and a decision in this regard is issued. With the exception of products that are heat treated in accordance with the Terrestrial Animal Health Law issued by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).”

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