High level meeting to stop illegal trawling in Gwadar district Balochistan – Voice of Gwadar
High Level Meeting To Stop Illegal Trawling In Gwadar District Balochistan

Quetta 28 December

 A high level meeting was held in Gwadar district of Balochistan regarding illegal fishing trawlers. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Balochistan, Federal Secretary Home Yousuf Naseem Khokhar, Commissioner Makran Division Shabir Mengal, Secretary Fisheries Sindh, DG Fisheries Balochistan, DG Fisheries.  Sindh, Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Capt (retd) Jamil Ahmed, Pakistan Coast Guard and representatives of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency attended the meeting. Chief Secretary Balochistan  Want to ensure protection of jobs and rights.  In particular, the fight against illegal fishing is necessary, which requires the cooperation of the Pakistan Navy, Maritime and other relevant agencies.

 The Balochistan government, with the help of the Navy, will ensure measures for the welfare of the people and fishermen in the coastal areas.  He said that the government was using all available resources for the development of coastal areas, welfare of fishermen and solution of their problems.  The Chief Secretary said that illegal fishing was also affecting the livelihood of local fishermen.  He said that an effective strategy needs to be formulated to curb illegal smuggling.  And steps need to be taken to prevent this.  The Chief Secretary Balochistan said that the government of Balochistan would soon form a force to stop illegal trawling

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