Tabqa- The Animals Wealth Department in the Directorate of Agriculture began to provide the fishermen who have work permit complete fishing equipment including boats, nets, shoes, life jackets and 50 kg bags.
This step comes in support of fishermen and as a continuation of the project launched by the Committee of Economics in Tabqa 4 months ago in order to support the fisheries sector.
The Directorate of Agriculture supervises the distribution process which will continue a week.
Khalid al-Askar the Director of Agriculture department in the Tabqa talked in this regard, saying: “We distributed last Tuesday equipment for 40 fishermen, and today we will complete the distribution of 45 fishermen in the second batch and we divided it into three batches of 120 shares. There are 43 fishermen fishing in the river and 77 others fishing in the lake. They are working in the Tabqa and its countryside”.