RIYADH: The Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture and CEO of the National Center for Wildlife Development Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli on Saturday inspected the King Khalid Wildlife Research Center in Al-Thumama.
He checked on the progress in the breeding and resettlement programs for endangered local organisms in their natural habitats in the Kingdom during his visit.
Al-Fadhli also inaugurated a new veterinary clinic and an analysis and research laboratory after attending a presentation about the center, its departments and programs.
He toured a field that included antelope breeding units, oryx and mountain ibex units, and reviewed a rehabilitation area.
The minister released 20 goitered antelopes in the rehabilitation area at the end of the tour.