Bahrain set to open new fishing port
Manama, October 4, 2011
The first phase of a new fishing port, when completed, will have an area of 7.5 hectares and facilities to moor 250 fishing boats, will be opened in the Hidd area of Bahrain today (October 4).
Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife president Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa will declare the port open.
Fishermen will have a large hall where they can keep their fishing gear and enjoy their time off, said Muharraq municipal councillor Ramzi Al Jalali, who represents Hidd.
A new medical centre will be opened close to the landing facility on October 10, he said, adding that there will also be facilities for selling fish in the area.
The facilities will be open from 5am to 6pm, he said. – TradeArabia News Service