Somaliland Cries Foul over Foreign Fishing Vessels



The minister responsible for animal husbandry and fishery development has cried foul over foreign fishing vessels which he cited that Somaliland does not get any benefit from them. Furthermore, Mr. Hasan Mohamed Ali alias Gafadhi has said that they are problematic to local fishermen and a drain to country’s fishing resources. The minister in charge of fishery resources has urged countrymen and women that they have take advantage of the untapped fish resources in Somaliland’s territorial waters. He promised that the ministry will do all it could to assist them. It was recently when the ministry announced the halting of foreign fishing vessels to fish in Somaliland’s territorial waters. The minister further asserted that the damage from the vessels is greater than the beneficiary.



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