Alwar, Rajasthan, July, 29,2021- Ambassador Baraka H. Luvanda participated today at the commemoration of International Tiger Day which was organized by the Global Trade & Technology Council of India (GTTCI).

International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on July 29 to spread awareness about tiger conservation. The date July 29 is historic because on this day several countries signed the agreement in the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit which was held in Russia in 2010.

Ambassador Luvanda commended the government of India for having achieved the target of doubling of tiger population 4 years ahead of schedule of the St. Petersburg Declaration on tiger conservation.

Ambassador Luvanda also informed the participants about the significant importance that the Government of Tanzania attaches to the wildlife to the extent that it has conserved about 35% of its land to the wildlife including the big wild cats.