|Fish farming in the southern province of An Giang (Photo: Tuong Thuy)|
Fisheries Minister Ta Quang Ngoc has decided an investment of more than VND64.5 billion (more than US$4 million) to build the Southern Seafood Research Sub-institute, located in Vung Tau City.
Of the sum, VND27 billion will be spent for infrastructure construction and VND26.7 billion for equipment. The Sub-institute will be built from 2006 to 2008.
Mr. Ngoc told Sai Gon Giai Phong on February 8 that the sub-institute would support science and technology research in fisheries from the central city of Da Nang to the southern province of Kien Giang.