EU delegation visits Karachi Fish Harbour

Karachi: Mr. Pierre Mayaudon, Deputy Head of Delegation of European Union EU to Pakistan accompanied by Husnain Iftikhar, Senior Trade Advisor of Delegation of European Union EU to Pakistan visited the Karachi Fish Harbour on Thursday.

Shaukat Hussain, Director General, Marine Fisheries Department briefed him about the steps taken for the improvement of Karachi Fish Harbour by the Karachi Fisheries Harbour Authority KFHA and other stakeholders.

The EU dignitaries visited the two seafood companies M/s. Akhlaq Enterprises and M/s. A. G. Fisheries who have been relisted by EU followed by a meeting with Abdul Ghani Jokhio, Managing Director KFHA. The Managing Director informed the EU delegation about the efforts made for the improvement of Karachi Fish Harbour. He informed that further revamping of the Karachi Fish Harbour was underway with the financial assistance of Government of Sind.

Mr. Pierre Mayaudon, Deputy Head of Delegation of EU termed his visit very successful. During the visit he went to auction hall, two processing plants and modified boats. He appreciated the arrangements made by the KFHA for the betterment of Karachi Fish Harbour. He termed relisting of two companies as a good development and hope that further seafood companies would also be relisted if they comply with the EU standards.