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Fish market to open in Budaiya

fish market will be opened within a month at the Budaiya fishermen's jetty after finalizing all required measures. Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry Undersecretary for Agriculture and Marine Resources Shaikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa unveiled the plan during a meeting with the Bahrain Fishermen's Society and Sitra Society.

He underlined the Government's directives to develop and regulate fishing jetties across Bahrain, adding that the fish market which was opened in Hidd had positive results. The Undersecretary stressed the ministry's support, underlining the Government's keenness on preserving the traditional social heritage and developing fishing jetties across Bahrain.

He described fishermen as key partners with the directorate of marine resources, stressing keenness on engaging them to develop the sector, and address any problems which may face fishermen. He said that the ban on shrimping taking into account the reproduction period and Bahrain's commitment to regional and international agreements and regulations.

Source: Bahrain News Agency