UAE to open 24th fishing center on West Coast in Yemen

May 4, 2019

The UAE opened the 24th fishing center on the west coast of Yemen in the Hassi Salem district of Al-Mukha Directorate after completing its rehabilitation and providing it with an integrated solar energy system.

The representative of the UAE Red Crescent in the West Coast said that more than 720 fishermen in the areas of Hassi Salem, Dar Al Shajaa, Green and Al Qansiyah will benefit from the new fish landing center, which is part of the 2019 Tolerance projects and activities in the western coast of Yemen.

Mohammed Al-Shazli, representative of the local authority in Al-Mukha confirmed that the fishing center in Hassi Salem will contribute significantly to improving the living of more than 5 thousand individuals. He pointed out that the UAE has continuously worked hard to introduce happiness to the hearts of Yemenis through its implementation and support for various service and development projects.

Yemeni fishermen said that the fish landing center gave a great moral impetus to them to return to the practice of fishing, marketing, and sale of fish in order to achieve an increase in per capita income.

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