SHILLONG: The State Government is planning to explore a new domain of tourism with the development of fish sanctuaries across the State.

“We are planning to construct 100 fish sanctuaries in the next two years with an aim to promote tourism through them,” Principal Secretary of Fisheries department KN Kumar said while addressing a one-day conclave on Aquaculture Development in the Northeastern region here on Tuesday. According to Kumar, the Government would tie up with the fish farmers across the State in developing the proposed fish sanctuaries.