The seasonal bans on Kawakawa, Donu and Sea Cucumber have been temporarily lifted.
While revealing this in parliament, Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau says this is part of the bold and cautious measures announced by the government.
While supporting the 2022/2023 National Budget, Koroilavesau says there will always be gaps within our systems and budgeted activities will face shortage of funds however the important thing to understand is that they all have a part to play.
He says they have an exciting financial year ahead of them.
Koroilavesau says this budget has been tailored to help safeguard Fijians and the economy.
He says the national budget does not only address the needs of people but has been carefully drafted to mitigate the global trends.
The Ministry of Fisheries has received an allocation of $16 million. Koroilavesau says this budget will be used for sustainable fisheries management, supporting the fisheries sector and restoring economic growth and community livelihood.
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