Bardawil Lake is one of the most important Egyptian lakes free of pollution, whether agricultural or industrial. The fish caught from the lake are of high quality, such as: bream, sea bass, wrasse, tobara, mullet family, plaice, shrimp, and crab.
The suspension of fishing with the chanchola system, is scheduled to start Tuesday and to last until next October 4.
Those are owned by small fishermen in Kafr El Sheikh, Sohag, and Luxor.
The ministry also gave extra support to fishermen in specific geographical areas.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair, and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie.
The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.
The General Authority for Fish Resources Development announced Saturday that the number of fish seeds planned to get introduced in the Nile River and lakes for FY2021/2022 is 47 million.
Head of Fisheries Affairs at the General Authority for Fish Resources Development Atef Megahed stated the figure in a phone-in Tuesday.
The union comprises Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
The official highlighted that the country does not rely on wild fishing solely.
The official clarified that 37 percent of that production took place in Upper Egypt.
On his side, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair added that the ministry works on improving the heredity of cattle in Egypt.
Provisions of the law shall apply to lakes specified by a presidential decree, as well as all water bodies and fish farming land that is determined by a decision from the prime minister.
Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al sayed al-Qusair received Tuesday the South Sudanese minister of animal resources and fisheries to discuss joint cooperation.
In the inauguration ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits will be handed to fishermen.
Meselhy detailed the three pillars of fish production development assumed by the authority.
Egypt ranks first in Africa and sixth globally in fish farming.
In a similar context, Egypt had achieved self-sufficiency of poultry and table eggs.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inaugurated Fayrouz Fish Farm project east of Port Said on Saturday, a mega project that aims to increase the per capita share of fish and ultimately export to Arab and European countries.
The Tunisian Ministry of Defense announced apprehending an Egyptian fishing boat on Friday.