Thailand to provide EU with IUU updates regularly

Fishing boat in Koh Samet, Thailand

Fishing boat in Koh Samet, Thailand. Image: Philippe Gabriel.

BANGKOK, 21 November 2016 (NNT) – The Thai government is planning to send its committee on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing to the European Union to provide new development on the efforts to eradicate illegal fishing activities.

Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikulya invited the Ministry of Labour to provide updates to him on issues related to illegal migrants in the fishing industry and IUU fishing. Gen Chatchai said it was to get the committee ready to report to the EU regarding the progress on the matter.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Nuppol Suvansombut,
Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
National News Bureau of Thailand

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