MIRPUR:“Under the spirit to raise the production of fish, the AJK government would be recommended with the proposals to ink an integrated plan to encourage increase in the production of fish in the huge reservoir of Mangla dam up to 2000 metric ton annually”.
This was disclosed by AJK minister for sports, culture, MDA and MDHA Ch. Mohammad Saeed while speaking at a memorial Angling Tournament at Mangla pocket here late Monday. The tournament was managed to encourage the amateur angling at the huge lake of Mangla Dam reservoir.
The minister emphasized for initiating steps for the breeding, production and security
of precious fish in Mangla lake. The ceremony was hosted as the part of the campaign to encourage and facilitate fishing by amateur fishermen.
He said to meet fish requirements, to make the environment clean of pollution, revival of parks and the supply of hygienic water are the foremost priorities of the government. The proposed plan include the phased launching of fish breed of the superior races in Mangla Dam this year also aimed to ensure the supply of fish to the local consumers at inexpensive rates, he added.