Chinese Ministry of Agriculture will increase efforts to maintain the Nansha sea fishing protection right cruise
Data Figure: China’s fishery patrol boat No. 311
China news agency, Guangzhou, February 9 – (cable promising Yangshao Song Han Dan Xi) 9, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture held in Guangzhou Nansha Reef Mischief Reef garrison was built 15 years commemorate the awards ceremony. Vice Agriculture Minister Niu Dun said at the meeting, according to the new situation to adjust Nansha fisheries development and management ideas, increase the intensity of the Nansha Islands fishery cruise fishing protection, safeguarding the maritime interests.
Niu said, the Nansha Islands is a traditional fishing ground of Chinese fishermen, Hainan, Guangdong and Guangxi, where many generations of fishermen engaged in fishing production. Ministry of Agriculture in 1994 began to organize the Nansha Islands cruise fishery law enforcement, and in the same year sent by the South China Sea Fisheries Board perennial stationed Mischief Reef.
Niu mean, 15 years, stationed in the South China Sea Fisheries Administration and Nansha Mischief Reef cruise law enforcement, maritime rights and interests and the interests of national fishery production order and protect the environment and fishery resources Nansha legitimate rights and interests of fishermen played a prominent role In 1999, the South China Sea fishing moratorium in the implementation of area management, marine resource protection has been further strengthened. Meanwhile, the fishery officers rescue boats in distress 1216 (times), rescue 98 fishermen (times).
Niu Dun said, the South China Sea Fisheries Administration under the new situation in a timely manner to adjust the Nansha fisheries development and management ideas, increase the intensity of the Nansha Islands fishery cruise fishing protection, safeguarding the maritime interests, to provide services for the Nansha fishermen .
Wing Kee a first group of Chinese South China Sea fishery Corps, Wing Kee first, second, third class of 57 fishery officers were commended at the meeting.