Indonesia steps up sea patrolling to eradicate illegal fishing

Indonesia steps up sea patrolling to eradicate illegal fishing

Jakarta, (UNA-OIC) – Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo reiterated his ministry’s unwavering commitment to boosting maritime patrols to eradicate illegal fishing in the Indonesian waters.
Since taking on duties as the maritime affairs and fisheries minister from October 2019, a total of 71 vessels comprising 54 foreign fishing vessels and 17 Indonesian fishing vessels were detained for conducting illegal fishing activities in the Indonesian waters.

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