Govt To Ensure Provision Of Quality Seed To Fish-farmers

Govt to ensure provision of quality seed to fish-farmers

LAHORE, Jan 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : Punjab Minister for Forests, wildlife and Fisheries Mian Yawar Zaman has said the government will ensure provision of quality fish seed to the fish farmers.

This is must for increase in fish production in the province, he observed during a visit of Fisheries research and training institute Manawan here on Friday. The minister directed all the district officers to visit fish farmers in their concerned areas and use their expertise and knowledge to develop these farms on modern lines.

He said that weaknesses of fish production centres should be removed.

He said the government want to utilize all out available resources for the promotion and development of fisheries sector. Without promotion of fisheries sector, the meat requirement of the public cannot be fulfilled, he said.

He also underlined the need for introducing such fish varieties which have high yield. Research centers must take lead in this regard, he added. Director General Fisheries Punjab Iftikhar Qureshi briefed the minister about the different measures and reforms being introduced by the department.