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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2734

OIC Trade Fair in Riyadh

By S.H.Moulana

The OIC trade fair is held every two years to promote products from OIC countries, it was held in the capital of Saudi Arabia this time.

Thirty six countries including Saudi Arabia took part in the prestigious fair.

Next to the host country there were lot of interested visitors were seen at the Maldivian stall, which attracted the visitors very much.

Visitors were highly interested in the video display on processing of Tuna fillet for export, which was done professionally. In the kingdom there is a quite a number of people who have now switched on to eating fish compared to their habit of eating meat four decades ago.

Fresh Tuna is a highly sophisticated delicacy that provides unparalleled benefits for consumers.

Ensis group which was in charge of the Maldivian stall under the leadership of Mohamed Waseem Ismail did an excellent job in displaying the products from its organization. It boasted that each fish caught in Maldives is done in such a way without harming the natural eco-system.

Waseem said that they do not just preach what they practice but they live by their eco-friendly values. He also emphasized that their organization is providing real Tuna instead of the Skipjack generally marketed.

Also on display were dry fish, fish paste – popularly known as ‘Diyahakuru’ and varieties of Tuna fresh, frozen and canned.

Visitors came out of the Maldivian stall only after receiving a useful lesson about fishing and the real benefit of eating fish.

- Asian Tribune -

The picture shows Mohamed Waseem Ismail with some of interested visitors from Riyadh at his stall
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