An inspection team of the European Commission (EC) will visit Vietnam from November 4-14 to assess the country’s efforts in implementing the EC’s recommendations on fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang
The information was released by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hangat a regular press conference in Hanoi on October 17.
During their stay in Vietnam, the officials from the Directorate General forMaritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG – MARE) are scheduled to pay courtesy visitsto high-ranking Vietnamese leaders, have working sessions with representativesof concerned agencies, including the Directorate of Fisheries, and make fieldtrips to some localities, she added.
Over the past time, Vietnamese agencies, localities and organisations have drasticallyimplemented solutions to build a sustainable and responsible fishery sector,and curb IUU fishing on the basis of the EC’s recommendations, reaping positiveoutcomes, the spokesperson noted.Vietnam stands ready to coordinate with the EC in combating IUU fishing, shesaid./. VNA
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