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Execution of fish harbour’s master plan marred by lack of funds

December 17, 2014 - Anwar Khan - BR Report- The non-provision of funds by the Sindh government hinders development of the country's largest fish harbour and delays execution of master plan for one more year, officials told us on Tuesday. "The Sindh government had earmarked Rs 300 million this fiscal year to help develop the fish harbour on modern lines in line with the revised master plan, but funds are not yet provided," harbour officials said. According to the officials, Karachi Fish…

Fish Farmers Convention’ to be held on June 10

June 07, 2014- BR Repor Department of Fisheries Punjab is organising a 'Fish Farmers Convention' at Fisheries Complex, Manawan Lahore on June 10. Minister for Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries Malik Muhammad Asif Bhaa Awan will be the chief guest of the convention. The fish farmers from all over the Punjab and the officials of the department will attend the Convention. Besides this the academia and other stakeholders will also participate. At the occasion several stalls of books,…

European fish import from Pakistan to begin through Gwadar Port in two months: National

May 30, 2014 TAHIR AMIN - BR Report - The European countries have lifted ban on fish import from Pakistan which would begin in next two months through Gwadar Port, bringing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country besides boosting exports as well as increase the port throughput significantly. This was stated by the port and shipping minister Kamran Michael while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping, which met here on Thursday with Syed Ghulam…

Qaim seeks provincial control of fish harbours

February 06, 2014 (APP) Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has directed the Fisheries Department to expedite transfer of Korangi Fish Harbour to the provincial government as per spirit of the 18th Amendment. According to a handout issued on Wednesday the Chief Minister chairing a meeting to review the affairs related to fisheries department said since implementation of 18th Amendment in the Constitution, Korangi Fish Harbour was supposed to be handed over to Sindh government. He regretted…

Why We Should Eat Eggs Every Morning: Nutrition

By Maggie Park Eggs have had a hard time in the press, but their misrepresentation is being vindicated by new studies. It has now been shown that eggs do not cause heart disease. In fact, eating eggs actually improves your blood cholesterol levels. Read on to find out why you should add eggs to your morning ritual. •Eggs can help you lose weight. The balance of protein and fat in an egg is enough to keep you full. That mid-morning snack attack can be a phenomenon in your past. In…

Fish sale picks up in Punjab

October 31, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA As the winter season has set in and weather has become cool in the evening, sale/consumption of fish in Lahore and other cities of Punjab is gradually picking up, President Lahore Fish Market Sardar Azhar Hussain told Business Recorder here on Wednesday. He said the farmers/traders are brining 200 to 300 maunds of various popular varieties of fish in the Lahore market every day. These fish varieties include Rohu, Thaila, Silver Carp, Grass Carp,…

Brussels offers fish packing services as per international standards

October 23, 2013 Brussels has formally offered Pakistan his services and expertise in fish packing and preserving at international standards and to improve cold storage facilities at Gwadar Port. Ambassador of Belgium in Pakistan Peter Claes called on Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Senator Kamran Michael here on Tuesday. Federal Minister said the Ministry would purchase fish from domestic fishermen and after packing and preserving it at international standards, it would be…

Landing of endangered, strange fish not stopped despite ban

October 20, 2013 A halt in landing of endangered and strange marine species at fish harbour is still not in sight for a lack of co-ordinated efforts by fisheries authorities to discourage the fishermen from unnecessary by-catch through big fines. "We are witnessing landing of endangered and strange fish and other marine species at the harbour because the authorities concerned assigned to ban landing of such species are not worried," a fisheries official said on Saturday. The last…

Declining draft of fish harbour channel causing navigational problems

October 04, 2013 Vessels are faced with a number of navigational problems due to declining draft of fish harbour channel, besides congestion of boats, fishermen said on Thursday. "No it is very difficult for vessels to move smoothly inside the congested and low-depth harbour channel," they said, adding that there are fears of boats' collapse during their navigation if draft of the harbour continued to lower. Movements of fishing vessels also suffer from dockyard activities, they said,…

KPT again urged to dredge fish harbour

September 08, 2013 Sindh government has again requested Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to carry out dredging of the country's largest fish harbour's navigational channel. Talking to Business Recorder on Saturday, Managing Director, Karachi Fish Harbour, Dr Kazim Hussain Jatoi said that Sindh Fisheries Minister, Jam Khan Shoro has sent a formal request to the KPT chairman to undertake dredging of the harbour. Karachi fish harbour serving as the country's largest fisheries sector, earning over…

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