65-day ban on fishing in Bay of Bengal to begin May 20

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 02:03, Apr 16,2021


The government is going to impose a 65-day restriction on fishing in the Bay of Bengal from May 20 to July 23.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has issued a notification to this end under the Section 3 of the Marine Fisheries Act, 2020 for proper breeding, production and conservation of marine fisheries resources in the country’s marine waters.

The notification was issued on April 13, a ministry press release said.

Catching all types of marine fish has been prohibited during the period. All commercial trawlers have been asked to abide by the ban.

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