Russian President Dmitry Medvedev instructed to ensure the rights of citizens to freedom and free fishing, the press service of the head of state
In particular, the Russian government requested to take appropriate measures to ensure the rights of citizens to freedom and free fishing in the provision of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs vodopromyslovyh sites for the organization of recreational and sport fishing for a fee.
Russian President ordered a verification of compliance with the rights of citizens to carry out recreational and sport fishing freely and free of charge. This responsibility rests with the Prosecutor General’s Office.
Dmitry Medvedev also instructed the heads of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation before October 1, to refrain from tender procedures and sign the contracts for the provision of rights to fishing grounds for the organization of recreational and sport fishing for a fee.
We recall two months ago there were reports that Rosrybolovstvo intends to play in the competition six thousand sites for the organization of paid fishing. Many fans of such entertainment then there was the question of how far advanced the officials in their endeavors. As a result, the heads of departments in conversations with President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had to explain that we are talking about sports and recreational fisheries in the purpose-built bases, and with all other fans to sit by the river with a fishing rod will not take money.
According to the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Andrei Ultra, 6.5 thousand from the available sites in Russia 2 million lakes and 130,000 rivers – a drop in the sea.
April 12, 2011 at 16:06