Minister: Fishing boundaries belong to State

Update: 7:01PM FISHERIES Minister Osea Naiqamu this morning clarified to the villagers of Macuata that fishing boundaries belonged to Government.

 “But you
have the right to use it for consumption purposes and for fishing as well,” aiqamu said.

“This is
why we have this consultation to straighten information and also provide the
opportunity to the villagers and fishermen to submit their views and we work
out a policy that is  fair to all.”

Mr Naiqamu
said both parties – villagers and fishermen – needed to benefit from the final
policy.

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