World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on November 21st throughout the world by the fisher folk communities. From the very of it’s inception in 1998, Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum has been celebrating and observing this event every year. Maintaining the tradition this year, PFF has also decided to celebrate World Fisheries Day as a one week celebrations from 16 to 21 November.
Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum is a mass based social movement struggling and striving for the socio-economic rights of the fishing communities of Pakistan. On 21st November World Fisheries Day PFF will organize huge public gathering with colorful program in the name fisherfolk Mela at Ibrahim Hydri. In which thousands fisher peoples, civil society organizations, trade unions, social activists, peasants and media personals will join the event in a Ceremony of World Fisheries Day on 21st November, 2009 at 3.00pm at Ibrahim Hydri.
Mohammad Ali Shah
Chairperson, Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum