30 expat workers arrested over illegal fishing

Sept 20—- In coordination with Royal Oman Police, the General Directorate of Fisheries in South Sharqiyah conducted an inspection campaign at the fishing port in the Wilayat of Salalah. The raid on expatriates practicing illegal fishing has resulted in arresting 30 workers. Other labours were caught for not obtaining the necessary permits.

The Ministry calls upon all fishermen, ship owners, fish tankers and all those involved with the fisheries sector to abide by provisions of the Maritime Fishing Law and its Executive Regulations.