Prime Minister Opens Aquaculture Research Centre

Doha, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al -Thani opened this morning the Aquaculture Research Centre of the Ministry of Municipal and Environment at Ras Matbakh, Al Dhakhira district.

The opening was attended by a number of Their Excellencies ministers. HE the Prime Minister and the Minister of the Interior toured the departments and units of the Centre, which includes the administrative building, scientific and water laboratories, the part related to fish farming, nursery units and fish fattening units. His Excellency was briefed about the Centre’s tasks and role in the field of water research, developing the fisheries sector, providing technical support and contributing to achieving self-sufficiency, food security and the annual productive capacity of marine resources.

His Excellency also listened to an explanation about the Centre’s strategic programs for the development of the fish wealth sector, fish farming and aquaculture, research on the marine environment and the protection of natural resources within the framework of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the State’s plans to advance the fish wealth sector. (QNA)

Source: Ministry of Municipality and Environment