CM Sindh has been informed about encroachment on fresh water lakes, Najmi Alam

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Fishing on lakes and canals can be done by fishermen with licenses issued by the department, Syed Najmi Alam

Karachi  Advisor to CM Sindh on Livestock and Fisheries Syed Najmi Alam has said that Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah was informed about the encroachment of fresh water lakes by private people, these lakes and Fishermen who have been issued licenses by the Sindh Fisheries Department have the right to fish on the canals.

 This was expressed by Advisor to CM on Livestock and Fisheries Syed Najmi Alam during a meeting with a delegation of fishermen led by Pakistan Fisherfolk Chairman Mehran Ali Shah in his office.

The delegation of Pakistan Fisherfolk told the Provincial Adviser that the influential people have captured the water of Kakahu area and Chotiari Dam in Sanghar and evicted the local fishermen while in Badin district, LBOD has once again destroyed fertile lands and fresh water fish ponds and lakes where millions of acres of land have been submerged and all fish species have been wiped out.

 In the meeting, Director General Fisheries Sindh Inland Zulfiqar Ali Larak was instructed by the provincial adviser to contact the district administration in this regard and bring these issues to their attention and also inform them under the paperwork in this regard.

Adviser Alam said that we will not allow injustice to the fishermen of Sindh, we have asked the Sindh government along with the federal government to take practical steps to give the fishermen labor status.

 He said that MQM is talking about the problems of fishermen to shine their politics, they have not done anything for fishermen during their government, we will solve all the problems of fishermen under the leadership of our current Sindh government party leadership, especially Chairman Bilawal Bhutto.