Monastir: the main problems and concerns of maritime domains and related activities

Monastir: the main problems and concerns of maritime domains and related activities

 
Mrs. Asmaa Al-Sahiri, Secretary General of Maritime Affairs, concluded field visits in the state of Monastir by supervising a working session this evening, Friday, June 11, 2021 at the headquarters of the state, in the presence of the governor of Monastir my Sieur Akram Sebri, from a group of regional executives,
representatives of national organizations in the region and representatives of the components of civil society, devoted themselves to presenting the role of the General Secretariat for Maritime Affairs and to dealing with the most important issues and concerns of marine domains and related activities and discuss solutions to reduce environmental pollution and marine erosion, as well as provide proposals to develop marine recreational and tourism activities in the region.

The Secretary General of Maritime Affairs specified that one of the most important missions of the general secretariat under the direction of the government is to coordinate between the various ministries and structures involved in the maritime domain, in order to address the difficulties of the projects, set priorities and guide options to protect the environmental aspect, the marine ocean, biodiversity, thus preserving the social and economic dimensions of the coastal strip and of the marine system as a whole.
The Secretary General of Maritime Affairs added that marine pollution and marine erosion are among the priorities on which the General Secretariat of Maritime Affairs is working, and stressed that field visits to the State of Monastir will help to identify the problems. and the difficulties in order to intervene to raise the difficulties of the interests concerned, then increase the pace of implementation of certain projects related to pollution of the marine environment or marine erosion or the programming of studies and projects to intervene in places with environmental pollution on the beaches.
The governor of the region pointed out that marine erosion and environmental pollution of the beaches and the Gulf of Monastir are among the most important problems that the region experiences, given the direct impact on the natural life of the tourist area. and the economic activity of seafarers, as well as the damage caused to the fishery wealth.
The governor of Monastir called to update certain requests and diagnose the environmental problems in the gulf and coasts of the state of Monastir and to work on their resolution under the tutelage of the General Secretariat for Maritime Affairs, which will work on a greater coordination between the different actors, find the necessary funds for studies and the implementation of projects that will contribute to the protection of the ocean and the environment, and to find radical solutions to marine erosion, by more to develop various recreational and economic activities related to the sea.
The presence of mayors, representatives of organizations and representatives of civil society raised a number of concerns and issues affecting beaches and ports in the state of Monastir, including environmental and marine pollution, which affected the quality of life and negatively affected the fishing and marine wealth and pollution of the beaches of Monastir, which in turn, it caused the growth of marine erosion.
The participants also demanded the need to advance the implementation of certain studies and projects related to the expansion of fishing ports and the continued preparation and recapture of the Gulf of Monastir, in addition to the request for expansion of the vocational training center for sea fishing. in Tebulba and the request for clarification of the legal formula to allow the municipalities bordering the sea to exploit the spaces of the public maritime development domain.