Iran ‘ready for fisheries pact with Oman’
TEHRAN, January 11, 2017
Iran is ready to cooperate with Omani private sector in fisheries, said a top Iranian government official.
Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad and Head of the Fisheries Organization Hassan Salehi and the Omani counterpart Hamed bin Said al-Oufi in Muscat also discussed ways to promote the two-way relations in fisheries, reported Irna.
Salehi provided a report on the volume of fishing in the northern and southern waters of Iran as well as in the Oman Sea and the Indian Ocean.
The ministers discussed fish, shrimp and sturgeon farming, especially by method of marine caged culture.
Salehi added that fishery processing and production have promoted in Iran, so the country is ready for cooperation with the private sector of Oman.