400,000 fish released to mark King’s birthday

KATHU: The Phuket Provincial Fisheries Office today released 400,000 fish in the Bang Wat reservoir as part of the celebrations to mark the 72nd birthday of HM the King. Also present at the fish release was Phuket Governor Charnchai Soontharamut. Chada Wangboonkong, Deputy Chief Officer of the Phuket Provincial Fisheries Office told the Gazette that 100,000 of the fish had been donated by the private sector and the rest came from the Trang Provincial Fisheries Office. The Bang Wat reservoir supplies drinking water for people in Kathu District. The fish, said Khun Chada, will help to keep the water clean.

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