Works Ministry to strengthen partnership with private sector in fish farming

Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister, Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf, has stressed that the Agriculture and Marine Resources Department will strengthen its partnership with the private sector in the field of fish farming in order to increase the productivity of the Bahrain National Mariculture Centre (NMC) in Ras Hayan.

This came as the minister paid a visit to NMC, along with the Agriculture and Marine Resources Undersecretary, Dr. Nabeel Abu Al-Fateh, and senior Marine biologist, Bassam Al-Showeikh.

The minister was informed about the general condition of NMC’s facilities, and stressed the importance of their maintenance ahead of the new fish farming season during which the centre’s productivity capacity will be increased in cooperation with the private sector.

He also followed up on the efforts being exerted to prepare lands allocated for the private sector.




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