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Dubai and Maori fisheries agreement first of its kind

Author
Michael Sergel,
Publish Date
Wed, 29 Apr 2015, 1:26PM
(Photo: Getty Images)
(Photo: Getty Images)

Dubai and Maori fisheries agreement first of its kind

Author
Michael Sergel,
Publish Date
Wed, 29 Apr 2015, 1:26PM

A new agreement between Dubai and a Maori fisheries company is being described as a world-first.

The Dubai Government's Awqaf and Minors’ Affairs Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aotearoa Fisheries and its Prepared Foods division.

It is the first non-Islamic agreement of its kind signed by the Government of Dubai.

The foundation has selected the company to produce Halal ready-to-eat meals, because it as 100 percent Maori-owned.

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