Fishermen’s day to be officially celebrated in Faresmathoda

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih with his cabinet of Ministers | Photo: President's Office

Malé, Maldives – On the recommendation of his Cabinet, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih decided on Tuesday that the official reception to mark the 42nd National Fishermen’s Day of the Maldives would be held in Faresmathoda island of Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.

The decision was made during yesterday’s Cabinet meeting after deliberating on a paper submitted by the Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture.

Since 1989, 10 December has been celebrated as National Fisherman’s Day in the Maldives.

In 2021, Fishermen’s Day was celebrated in Gaafaru Island in Kaafu Atoll, while this year’s celebrations are open for the Maldives’ southern atolls.