Second round of talks: Indo-Lanka fishermen issue continues to simmer

Second round of talks: Indo-Lanka fishermen issue continues to simmer

Second round of talks: Indo-Lanka fishermen issue continues to simmer

Written by Staff Writer

12 May, 2014 | 9:48 pm

The second round of talks between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen on Monday ended without agreement.

After the first round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai failed to yield a breakthrough in January, a second round of talks began in Colombo on Monday. The talks are aimed at resolving issues relating to poaching.

The second round of talks  began in Colombo on Monday morning. The Indian delegation comprised of nineteen fisheries organisation representatives and eight officials representing two Indian states and the central government.

Members of the Indian High Commission in Colombo also attended the meeting, in the capacity of observers. Twenty (20) Sri Lankan fisheries organisation representatives and ten officials attached to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources attended the meeting on behalf of the government of Sri Lanka,

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