Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO) has been tasked to establish a fish purchasing center in Gdh. Thinadhoo.
A ceremony was hosted to mark this event, chiefguested by Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Zaha Waheed. CEO of MIFCO Ismail Fauzee, Thinadhoo Council members, and MIFCO’s senior management staff were present at the ceremony as well.
During the ceremony, MIFCO unveiled the concept drawings of the center as well as revealed the services offered by the fish purchasing center. MIFCO highlights that establishing the center would ease challenges faced to purchase and store fish.
MIFCO also reports that the storage facility has a capacity of 1000 metric tonnes and that Thinadhoo Council had promised to reserve land for the project on the island as well.