Environment & Sustainability
2019 Jun 18 Tue, 04:21:50 pm

Environment Ministry holds awareness workshop as ban on shark fishing ends on 1st July

DUBAI, 18th June, 2019 (WAM) -- With the end of the ban period on shark fishing and trade approaching on 1st July 2019, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, hosted an awareness workshop on Ministerial Resolution No. 43 of 2019 regulating shark fishing and trade. Drawing the participation of representatives of the concerned authorities, the workshop introduced attendees to the two categories of sharks specified in the resolution. These include the 24 shark species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered...