美国参议员访问塞伦盖蒂

2014-09-02

Five American Senators have started a two days visit in Serengeti National Park as part of the official program in the country. The delegation led by the Senator of Michigan Ms. Debbie Stabenow who is also the Chairperson of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will have an opportunity to witness firsthand the vital role of conservation and good natural resources management in promoting sustainable economic development.

The US Senate delegation will also specifically demonstrate the challenges of combating the Wildlife Trafficking Crisis and methods for mitigation at the local, regional, national and the international level.

While in Serengeti, the delegation will visit sites of local conservation projects, view elephants and rhinos in their natural habitats, meet with leaders on the front lines in the war on poaching, and visit community projects that are working to preserve their natural resources, including threatened species. They will also learn about human-wildlife conflict and other issues of importance to local people.

Other Senators in the delegation includes Ms. Cantwell (Washington); Ms. Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota); Ms. Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota) and Ms. Maize Hirono (Hawaii).

 

Director General of TANAPA Mr. Allan Kijazi (right) welcomes the Chairperson of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and Michigan Senator Ms. Debbie Stabenow during the arrival of the US Senators delegation at Serengeti National Park.

Director General of TANAPA Mr. Allan Kijazi (right) welcomes the Chairperson of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and Michigan Senator Ms. Debbie Stabenow during the arrival of the US Senators delegation at Serengeti National Park.

Chief Park Warden for Serengeti National Park Mr. William Mwakilema (right) was also there to welcome the US Senators at Serengeti National Park.

Chief Park Warden for Serengeti National Park Mr. William Mwakilema (right) was also there to welcome the US Senators at Serengeti National Park.

 

US Senators heading to the vehicles ready for their game drive at Serengeti National Park

US Senators heading to the vehicles ready for their game drive at Serengeti National Park .

A bird on top of the Tanzanian National Flag witnessing the arrival of US Senates at Serengeti National Park

A bird on top of the Tanzanian National Flag witnessing the arrival of US Senates at Serengeti National Park .

Supporting staff of the US Senates delegation busy taking pictures.

Supporting staff of the US Senates delegation busy taking pictures

 

Lions in a relaxing positions enjoying the fiesta at Serengeti National Park

Lions in a relaxing positions enjoying the fiesta at Serengeti National Park

 

Zebras were also there to give US Senators maximum satisfaction of the beauty of Serengeti

Zebras were also there to give US Senators maximum satisfaction of the beauty of Serengeti.

 

This giraffe could not afford to miss out this important visit by US Senators.

This giraffe could not afford to miss out this important visit by US Senators .

 

A cheetah hunting in the bush of Serengeti.

A cheetah hunting in the bush of Serengeti.