Events and facts » August 2, 2007
George Martynov: «The International fishery congress will solidify the status of Russia as one of the leading fishery power in the world»Press-conference dedicated to the II International fishery congress was held to-day at the Administration of the Primorsky territory. There were participating to the press-conference the head of the Fishery Department of the Administration of the Primorsky territory, Igor Uleyskiy, president of the Association of the Primorye fishery industry companies, George Martynov, executive director of the “Pollack Association”, Alexander Tashkin and representatives of the Primorye mass-media.
In his addressing speech Igor Uleyskiy told about the history of the International Fishery Congress. “Necessity to discuss the rational use of marine living resources was the result of the first International fishery congress. This condition to wage the fishing for the international fishery society is the basic one, thus the topic “Preservation and the rational use of marine living resources: balance of State and business interests” became the main theme of the second congress”.
George Martynov, in his turn mentioned the political importance of holding the event of the scale in Russia: “International fishery congress will help to solidify the leading positions of Russia in the world ocean, to show to foreign colleagues that Russian fishermen are important players at the world fish market, to show we are not going to continue our raw-oriented policy of deliveries of fish and sea products abroad”.
In the conclusion Igor Uleyskiy told: “We already have the results of the first fishery congress, and they are substantial. Thanks to the presence at the congress in 2006 of the deputy minister of agriculture for fishery issues, Vladimir Izmaylov, the Government heard about the problems of the Russian fishermen from “from its own source”. As a result, for the first time ever in his annual address the President shared his attention to the development of the fishery complex in Russia
Just to remind, the program of the II International fishery congress to be held in Vladivostok
The Forum will get together representatives of the State Duma of Russia, the Federation Council, federal agencies of the executive power, delegations of the Far East regions: Sakhalin, Magadan, Chukotka district, Khabarovsk, Primorsky and Kamchatsky territories, other regions of the Russian Federation^ Kaliningradsky, Kemerovsky, Murmansky regions. The Head of the Federal Fishery Agency, Andrey Krayniy, confirmed his participation to the Congress.
Also, well-known experts, representatives of scientific circles and fishery enterprises of
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