Events and facts » September 6, 2007
Far East fishermen will have a chance to meet Vladimir PekhtinFar East fishermen have a chance to give their deliberations to solve the most ardent fishermen problems to the first deputy of the party “United Russia” leader, deputy Chairman of the RF State Duma, Vladimir Pekhtin. The Association of the Primorye fishery industry companies and the Political Council of the Primorye regional branch of the party “United Russia” posed as initiators of the meeting.
“Vladimir Pekhtin participates to the elaboration of the amendments to the Federal Law “On fishing and preservation of the marine living resources” and for the fishermen of the Russian Far East it’s very important to pronounce at the meeting all those problems, which require the quickest solution. Among those problems there is the necessity to lift up the separation of the industrial to the near-shore quotas and the EEZ quotas as well as the introduction of the simplified procedure to cross the State border. Other important issues to be discussed at the meeting there will be the allocation of fishing grounds to users, the transfer of managerial functions in the near-shore fishing and sea-farming to the RF subjects as well as the establishment of the unique Federal body of the executive power in the fishery sector” – the APFIC President, George Martynov said.
George Martynov has also stressed that the amendments proposed by the
Far East fishermen to the Law “On fishing” should be introduced within the nearest three months. “We will be all our best to achieve the solution of the fishermen problems” – the APFIC President declared.
The meeting will take place on September 12, at noon in the Sessions’ hall of the Scientific Council of the “TINRO-Center”. There will participate to the meeting the representatives of the Far Eastern basin fishery public and the authorities of the companies-members of the APFIC, the President of the APFIC, George Martynov. The meeting will be presumably conducted by the Secretary of the Political Council of the Primorye regional branch of the party “United Russia”, Peter Savchuk.
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