Dr. Pourkazemi, the director of the Iranian Fisheries Science and Research Institute, accompanied by Mr. Iranpour, the head of the technical and engineering department of the institute visited the National Fish Processing Research Center and the Shulam Station of the National Inland Water Aquaculture Institute – Gilan. Dr. Pourkazemi initially explained the necessary instructions and guidelines regarding the establishment and construction of the steel structure of the aquaculture research center at the National Inland Water Aquaculture Institute. In this regard, it was decided that its full implementation plan should be prepared by the institute and submitted to the Iranian Fisheries Science and Research Institute for evaluation and final decision making for project implementation based on a timetable. He also emphasized the zander fish farming, the gene bank of fish, selective breeding of carp and the farming of Astacus leptodactylus as a strategic species. In the following, he announced the institute's readiness to provide part of the funding in the form of a justification project with the participation of the private sector investment to carry out beneficial and effective research and development projects in the field of aquaculture. It was decided that the National Inland Water Aquaculture Institute should act as soon as possible to prepare the plan.