By: Yusuf M Hasan
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Pontus Marine Ltd Somaliland’s first global fishing company focusing on supplying quality fishery to both domestic and overseas markets has launched its local operations with the issue of $5m worth of shares of the company to the public.
At a function organized by Guul Group Consultancy at Ambassador Hotel in Hargeisa the Managing Director of Pontus Marine Ltd Mr. Ahmed Abokor revealed that over 400 new employment opportunities are targeted following the share issue to the public.
“So far hundreds of somalilanders in the Diaspora have already acquired Pontus marine ltd fisheries development shares” said Mr. Abokor as he informed that $5m worth of shares are on offer for citizens.
The Managing director who gave various aspects of the fisheries sector development plan of the company further urged citizens to take part in the innovative fisheries strategies designed by Pontus marine by acquiring shares in the company.
The Pontus marine fishery program shall provided canned marine products packed in establishments to be established in Hiis and Mayd ports in Sanaag region.
The company’s public share issue shall initially be held in three cities is spearheaded by Guul Group which is organizing the launch of this much needed investment and subsequent operations startup.
Following the press conference that launched the program Guul Group has organized the following itinerary for the Pontus marine bosses to officiated at the share issues
1. Toghdeer region at Barwago Hotel Burao on 26th August 2013 at 6pm
2. Sahil Region at Barwago Hotel Berbera on 27th August 2013 at 6pm
3. Marodhi-jeeh region at Ambassador Hotel Hargeisa on 28th August 2013 at 6pm
Be there to be part of this great innovative project designed to stimulate the country’s fishing industry thus provide sustainable livelihoods, employment opportunities and economic development.
The two companies of Guul Group -organizing and Pontus Marine Ltd-implementing are owned by somalilanders in the Diaspora with broad international and local consultancy and investment experience.
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