Trophy Hunting in High Himaliya and Karakutram Mountin Community Pakistan
Trophy hunting of Markhor, Blue Sheep and Ibex is permissible in the Gilgit Baltistan (Pakistan), subject to such rules and regulations as are provided in the Gilgit Baltistan Wildlife (Protection, Preservation, Conservation, and Management) Act, 1975. The hunting of Markhor , Blue sheep and Ibex is otherwise prohibited under the general ban imposed by the Govt. of Pakistan and their hunting in Gilgit Baltistan is allowed, as a special case, only in the Community Managed Conservation Areas.
The Trophy Hunting Initiative is a source of revenue for both the locals of the Community Controlled Hunting Areas (CMHA’s)/Community Managed Conservation Areas (CMA’s) and the supervising government department.