Forest Minister of Gilgit Baltistan Mr. Wakeel Khan hunted two Himalayan ibexes on 10th January 2016. He hunted the ibexes at Khyber village of Gojal Valley. According to Range Forest Officer Mr. Shabbir, Mr. Wakeel hunted trophy size ibex with having legal license.
Minister of local government Mr. Farman was also with the forest minister at the spot. Trophy huting is at its peak in Gilgit Baltistan and it is the vision of the government of Gilgit Baltistan of saving nature and conserve the wildlife.