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Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Resources

561 Million MVR Paid to Fishermen

The government has paid a total of 561 million MVR to fishermen since President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu assumed office on the 17th of November last year.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said in a post to X this morning that a total of 561 million MVR has been distributed from the debt owed to the fishermen.
According to the ministry, MIFCO has distributed 35 million MVR to the fishermen today. Therefore, a total of 105 million MVR has been issued in the past six days.
President Dr. Muizzu is making the necessary effort through all relevant agencies to pay the fishermen the outstanding amount.
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources via X
In a post to X yesterday, the CEO and management of MIFCO thanked the fishermen for their cooperation and patience while they work to issue the money that is owed to them.