President of Presidency Council Vows to Upgrade Marine Fishing Sector.

February 13, 2018

The President of the Presidency
Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al Serraj on
Sunday met the Head of the Sponge and Fishing Union and several
members of the union.
The Head and members of the union put forward a number of demands
to Al Serraj including improving their work conditions and
rehabilitation of fishing harbors as well as training fishers and
providing modern fishing equipment.
Al Serraj highlighted the importance of the fishing sector and
its contribution to the national economy which he said was a source
of food security and said he supported the demands of the fishers
vowing that the Government would work to upgrade the sector, enhance
the conditions of work for the fishers and provide modern techniques.
He noted the effort being taken by the GNA to train the Coastal
Guard to curb violations of the Libyan territorial waters.