On June 22, Tan Zuojun, member of CPC Standing Committee of Liaoning Province and secretary of CPC Committee of Dalian, and Tan Chengxu, deputy secretary of CPC Committee of Dalian and mayor, participated in the marine fishery proliferation and release activities in our city and listened to the report on agricultural and rural work. They stressed that we should earnestly organize the implementation of marine fishery proliferation and release, develop advantageous and characteristic agricultural products, speed up the construction of modern marine pastures, and promote the high-quality development of agriculture in our city. Xu Shaoda, deputy secretary of CPC Committee of Dalian and minister of Publicity Department, Xiong Boli, member of CPC Standing Committee of Dalian and secretary general, and deputy mayor Luo Dongsheng took part in the activity.
At about 10 am, Tan Zuojun, Tan Chengxu and other city leaders sailed into the sea area of Sanshan Island and, together with some fishermen, poured barrels of fresh fish fry, crab fry and shrimp fry into the sea. Tan Zuojun and Tan Chengxu said that marine fishery was an important part of our city's marine economy. Proliferation and release are important means to conserve fishery resources and restore the ecological environment, as well as an important way to promote fishery efficiency and increase fishermen's income. To further understand the biological resource capacity of the fishing waters in our city, scientifically plan the layout of the fishing industry, earnestly organize the implementation of marine fishery proliferation and release, accelerate the optimization and improvement of the structure of breeding varieties, strictly control the intensity of offshore fishing, focus on building marine blue granaries, accelerate the construction of modern marine pastures, and promote the steady development of marine fishery in our city.
After listening to the report on the city's agricultural and rural work since the beginning of this year, Tan Zuojun and Tan Chengxu stressed that we should firmly establish a clear orientation of giving priority to the development of agricultural and rural areas, base ourselves on characteristic resources and advantageous industries, and continuously promote the high-quality development of agriculture. We should promote the transformation and upgrading of agriculture, modern scientific and technological means should be used to promote the development of agriculture to standardization, scale and industrialization with the concept of industrialization. We should increase support for agriculture, rural areas and farmers, develop and expand the village-level collective economy. We must carry out the improvement of rural living environment, increase rural garbage disposal, improve the appearance of the village, make up the short board of rural infrastructure, shape the new style of beautiful countryside. We should comprehensively strengthen the construction of rural grass-roots party organizations, improve the rural governance system combining autonomy, rule of law and rule of virtue, and consolidate the foundation for rural revitalization.
Every year from May to July is the season for Dalian's marine fishery to proliferate and release. At present, the city's proliferation and release work is being carried out in an orderly manner. This year, our city plans to proliferate and release 2.95 billion prawns, 80 million swimming crabs, 12 million flounder and 2 million scorpionfish, totaling 3.044 billion prawns, and plans to invest 44 million yuan in seed money. Since 2009, our city has continuously carried out activities to increase and release fishery resources mainly including prawn, swimming crab, flounder fish, etc. After ten years of efforts, some seafood almost extinct in Dalian market has once again been put on the table of citizens and welcomed by the masses.