GUWAHATI, March 3 - Former England cricket captain and now a world noted rhino conservationist Kevin Pietersen today met State Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya here. He was accompanied by a team of professional video shooters from Australia.
The Pieterson-led team is in Assam to make a short film on the world famous one-horned rhinos of Kaziranga National Park. Pieterson has also expressed his willingness to take part in the upcoming opening ceremony of the Kaziranga Utsav on March 11 at Kohra.
Interacting with the former cricketer, Suklabaidya expressed his gratitude for his noble thought and endeavour which he has initiated for conservation of rhinos worldwide.
The Minister also thanked Pieterson for laying emphasis on highlighting and raising awareness about the one-horned rhinos of Kaziranga National Park.
Giving a brief overview about the natural flora and fauna of Assam, the Minister suggested some key spots for visiting like the Manas National Park and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to the rhino conservationist.