Fisheries Development Authority says bureaucratic problems among causes of insufficient fish supply

Published date28 May 2022
Publication titleMalay Mail Online

Bureaucratic problems and a weakness in delivery system have been identified as among the factors that contribute to the shortage of fish supply in the country.

Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) chairman Datuk Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul Fasal said the shortage of fish supply would continue if these issues were not addressed properly.

'This situation has also led to the increase in fish prices,' he told a press conference at the LKIM Chairman's Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration at Dewan Bunga Raya, Changkat Jering last night.

On May 22, National Fishermen's Association (Nekmat) chairman Abdul Hamid Bahari said the number of fish landings, especially in northern peninsular Malaysia, had decreased by 70 per cent, from more than a...

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