Govt to promote sustainable fishing

A sustainable coastal fisheries project aimed at conserving coastal fish resources is being implemented by the Myanmar and Denmark governments, according to Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Tun Lwin. An agreement was signed in December 2016 between both countries, and work has already begun in the Tanintharyi region and Rakhine state, he told The Myanmar Times on March 29. “It was signed in last December. The project period is up to 2020. Denmark assisted Danish Krone 66 million (K13 billion),” he said.

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