Veracruz hosts IATTC annual meeting
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 05:10 (GMT + 9)
The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) has announced the Mexican government that the port of Veracruz was selected to host its first 2013 annual meeting.
The meeting, attended by officials and experts from 22 countries, will take place between 3 and 14 June.
According to the head of the National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (Conapesca), Mario Aguilar Sanchez, this international forum will help strengthen the Mexican fishery and will make it possible to project the state of Veracruz to the world.
The annual meeting will be attended by representatives of Belize, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Canada, United States, Panama, China, France, Peru, Colombia, Guatemala, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Japan, European Union, Costa Rica, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela, Bolivia and Cook Islands.
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