By Pauline Beart
As per a new report, Chinese authority has donated equipment and vehicles to the Narok County. The country has donated in order to fight runaway poaching in Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
In order to track down poachers and monitor the movements of the wild animals, Chongqing Municipal Government has donated binoculars, cameras and other equipment at the expansive reserve.
The Sun Zhengcai, member of the political bureau of the communist party of China and Secretary of the Chongqing City at a ceremony has donated the funds to the Samuel Ole Tunai, county governor Samuel. He donated the money at the ceremony, which was held at Keekorok Lodge in the reserve.
A partnership agreement has also been signed between the county and the Chinese Municipality. This agreement was signed to enhance the tourism and trade in a ceremony, which was witnessed by the Judy Wakhungu, Environment Cabinet Secretary.
Tunai said that their aim of collecting the donations is to protect the animals from poaching, which causes further threat to multi-billion tourism sector. He added that the county will employ more rangers, in order to fight against poaching.
These donations will help to save the wildlife, whose survival is under the great threat of poaching. "The County government will employ additional personnel and improve infrastructure including roads inside and outside the park which will assist in the fight", said Tunai.