Loans will be Provided to Install Ice Plants on Fishing Boats – Minister Shainee

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr Mohamed Shainee has said that loans will be provided to install ice plants on fishing vessels starting from next week.

Addressing at the ceremony in celebration of the 37th Fishermen’s day, Dr Shainee said that two methods of ice plants installation are being tested and MIFCO is currently undertaking 12 ice plant projects.

In reference to the fishermen’s income, Dr Shainee said that all fishermen are now receiving a high income and so there is no concern on the “Beyas Nubeyas” insurance scheme.

In addition, Dr Shainee said that the current administration does a lot of work to solve the problems faced by fishermen and it was this administration that stabilized the fish prices as well.