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Acting New Zealand High Commissioner, Don Higgins was impressed with the progress made at the Aruligo Tilapia project when he and his staff visited the project site on Thursday 12th May 2022.

Saturday, 05 March 2022 12:27

Japanese govt gifted MFMR with new vehicles

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources this morning took delivery of eight brand new hilux vehicles to be used for the work of the ministry.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) convened the first meeting of the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant (BHTPP) Project Technical Working Group (TWG) on Monday 15 November.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has described the allegations by Transparency Solomon Islands International (TSI) as grossly misleading and lacks credibility.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said the lifting of ban on beche-de-mere is necessary because of difficulties faced by rural dwellers as result of the COVID 19 pandemic.

A high level Solomon Islands Fisheries officials led by the Minister of Fisheries, Hon Nestor Giro this morning began its first round of bilateral negotiations with the Korea Overseas Fisheries Association (KOFA) concerning purse seine fishing within the fishery limits of Solomon Islands.

The Minister of Fisheries, Hon Nestor Giro and a delegation including Senior Officials of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand and their officials, and the Supervising Premier and representatives of Malaita Provincial Government made a day visit to the Bina Harbor Tuna Processing Plant (BHTPP) Project site last week.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) wishes to advice all interested Beche-de-mer (BDM) operators, exporters, fishermen, fisherwomen and the general public throughout Solomon Islands that the BDM Fishery ban will be revoked and effective on 1st September 2021 to 1st September 2022.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has conducted a one day refresher workshop for its staff who missed similar training last year and those who joined the ministry recently.

Bina Fish Processing Plant Project remains a top government priority said the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Hon Nestor Giro.

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