10,000 baby fish released in Begnas lake

eAdarsha.com Reporter
Feb 07, 2023

Pokhara: On the occasion of the World Wetlands Day, the Begnas Fisheries Research Center released 10,000 baby fish of local species in Begnas lake.

This day is celebrated with the aim of maintaining the fish biological diversity, mentioning that the Fishery Development Center should also conduct public awareness programs to protect the wetlands.

On this occasion, the awareness rally started from the center office and reached the corner of Pipledanda through Begnastal Bazaar.

Dr. Iqbal Hussain, Head of Fisheries Research Center, pointed out that it is necessary to raise national awareness in order to reverse the rapid loss of wetlands and to encourage conservation and rehabilitation.