PUKHOVICHI DISTRICT, 4 November (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed to think over new steps to develop fish farming, taking into account the availability of modern feed made by the Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation (BNBC), BelTA has learned.
During his visit to the BNBC, the head of state toured the facility manufacturing modern feed for the needs of the agricultural industry. The products are already a big export item.
In view of the availability of own feed, including for fish farming, Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed to think about the development prospects for this sector. "Sit down and think about which fish we can produce here [in Belarus]. This is food," he said.
The president stressed that the matter is also about valuable species of fish. For example, one of Belarusian farms has already launched the production of black caviar which in terms of taste qualities wins at blind tastings, receives high marks from specialists.
"If there is good profitability, margins then let's build more," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
"This is your assignment for the winter. You will deliver your opinions. I mean Turchin, Karanik, Krupko [governors of various regions]. Prospects are good," the Belarusian leader instructed.
The company also produces feed for animal husbandry, pig breeding, poultry farming. The president stressed that the results in the agricultural industry, will be used, among other things, as the criterion of the quality and relevance of this manufacture.