YEREVAN. – Deputy ministers of economy Tigran Gabrielyan and Arman Khojoyan visited a fish farm that was established within the framework of the Lake Sevan trout source restoration and fish farming development program in Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.
The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted on the spot with the breeding, preservation, and reproduction of the several subspecies of trout endemic to Lake Sevan, the Ministry of Economy informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Also, the automatic fish sorting device—which makes it possible to sort fish by weight and transfer between nets—was launched in the coastal area of Lake Sevan—and in the presence of the deputy ministers.
During their visit, the Armenian officials also referred to the agricultural programs being implemented and the measures being carried out within the framework of state assistance, and the existing problems fish breeding as well as the perspective programs for the development of the fish farm were discussed.