KARACHI: Sindh government on Tuesday decided to introduce the whistle-monitoring system with the technical help of Pakistan Navy (PN) and Maritimes Security (MS) in order to help fisherman at deep sea.
This was said by the Provincial Minister for livestock and Fisheries Abdul Bari Pitafi in a meeting where he distributed cheques amongst the families of fisherman detained by the Indian authorities.
The provincial minister further stated that the government is committed to making sure safe return of every fisherman from Indian Jails and had already raised the issue with federal government and other concerned departments.
Livestock and Fisheries Secretary Aijaz Ahmed Mahesar, Fisheries DG Dr Alahhdad Talour and other officers also attended the meeting.
The minister said that various fisherman lost their way at deep sea and are being arrested by the Indian Navy. ” We will introduce a whistle monitoring system to save the fisherman,” said the provincial minister.
He further stated that with the help of this new system, the fishermen will only be allowed to a certain and approved area of sea. Abdul Bari Pitafi also stated that PN and MS will provide technical assistance in this regard.