Monday, 28 November 2022
Konya Metropolitan Provides Container Support to Beyşehir Fishermen

Konya Metropolitan Provides Container Support to Beyşehir Fishermen

Konya Metropolitan Municipality provided container support to Beyşehir fishermen in order to develop and spread fisheries. With the support, the fish caught will be preserved in more modern and hygienic conditions and can be offered to domestic and international markets without incurring financial losses.

Konya Metropolitan Municipality has put containers into service for fishermen in order to support fishing activities in Beyşehir Lake, Turkey's largest freshwater lake.

Within the scope of the work carried out in order to prevent 350 fishermen who are members of Beyşehir Fisheries Cooperative from transporting the fish they catch to primitive huts in various regions of the lake and making purchases under non-sanitary conditions; 6 containers containing offices, warehouses, sinks and toilets were delivered to the fishermen, who make their living by fishing for aquaculture, to be used as fishermen's shelters.

The containers, which provide an environment where fishermen can work more comfortably without being affected by adverse weather conditions, are located in Beysehir Lake; It was placed in the ports of Kuşluca, Çiftlik, Gölkaşı and Yeşildağ pier and Gölyaka. Beyşehir Fisheries Cooperative President Hasan Kurt stated that they were very pleased with the fishermen's shelters provided to them and thanked Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay.

With the work done, the fish caught will be kept in more modern and hygienic conditions and can be offered to domestic and international markets without being exposed to financial losses.