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Expats arrested for violating marine fishing law in Dhofar

6 Mar 2021

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources (MAFWR) has arrested some expatriates for violating provisions of the Marine Fishing Law and Protection of Living Aquatic Resources in Dhofar.  

The ministry said, ‘The fisheries control team in Dhofar governorate registered offences of fishing for abalone off-season in the wilayat of Sadah.  

The team also arrested some expatriates working on fishing vessels without licences.’ MAFWR has urged fishermen to abide by the marine fishing law. 

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