ISLAMABAD, Jan 04 (APP):Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on Monday paid surprise visit to Marine Fishing Department (MFD).
During visit, the minister met the Director General Marine Fishing Department, said a press release.
He inquired about the progress of modernization and digitization of the department.
He urged that the process of digitization would be completed on war footing.
Pakistan has a total coastline of 1,050 km and a total fishing area of approximately
300,270 sq km. Pakistan’s fishing grounds are termed as highly rich in marine life with a vast variety of species having commercial value.