VISIT OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE LIBERIAN NATIONAL AUTHORITY FOR FISHING AND AQUACULTURE
Wednesday 13 March 2019
As part of a working mission to Cote d’Ivoire from 5 to 8 March 2019, Mrs Emma METIEH GLASSCO, Director General of the National Authority for Fishing and Aquaculture in Liberia was welcomed by Mr. Hien Yacouba SIE, Managing Director of Abidjan Port Authority on Thursday 07 th March 2019.
Mrs GLASSCO who was accompanied by a delegation of the Ivorian Ministry of Animal and Fishery Resources led by Dr ZOUMANA MEITE Anlyou, said that her presence in Abidjan Port Authority has twofold purposes: « promote sub-regional integration and reinforce cooperation between Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia in the fishery industry.
During the discussions, Mr Hien yacouba SIE highlighted the assets and the functioning of the Fishing Harbour and expressed his willingness to attend the institution managed by Mrs GLASSCO if both States were to resolve to reinforce their cooperation in the field of fishery resources.
Following the guided tour in SCODI and PÊCHE ET FROID, Mrs GLASSCO surely appreciated the existing insfrastructue and indicated that the visit enabled her to discover the potentials and opportunities available in Cote d’Ivoire as regards fishery resources, which, according to her, will further the development of this industry in Liberia.