Fiji’s Minister of Fisheries visits Maldives

Fiji’s Minister of Fisheries, HE Semi Koroilavesau have arrived to Maldives on Saturday to attend the Thirty-fourth Session of INFOFISH Governing Council.

This year’s council will be governed by the Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture Maldives and will be held from 16th-19th December in Maldives.

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INFOFISH was originally launched in 1981 as a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Since 1987, it is an Intergovernmental Organization providing marketing information and technical advisory services to the fishery industry of the Asia-Pacific region and beyond from its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

 Its activities include bringing buyers and sellers together, the publication of current and long-term marketing information and operation of technical advisory and specialized services.

Thirteen countries are currently members of INFOFISH which are Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Iran, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

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