President orders the release of all Indian fishermen

President orders the release of all Indian fishermen

President orders the release of all Indian fishermen

Written by Staff Writer

28 Mar, 2014 | 2:18 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered the release of all Indian fishermen under Sri Lankan custody.

According to the Presidential Media Unit, the Fisheries Department will take steps to enact the orders of the President.

The Director General of the Department of Fisheries, Nimal Hettiarachchi stated that currently, 91 Indian fishermen and 24 fishing vessels remain in Sri Lankan custody.

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