Indo – Lanka fisheries talks to commence

Indo – Lanka fisheries talks to commence

Indo – Lanka fisheries talks to commence

Written by Staff Writer

24 Mar, 2015 | 8:41 am

Indo – Lanka fisheries talks which were halted for close to a year will commence in Chennai, India on Tuesday, March 24.

The Ministry of Fisheries said that ten representatives from fisheries assignations in Sri Lanka will be representing the country at the discussion.

State Minister of Fisheries Dilip Wedaarachchi said that six officials from the Ministry of Fisheries and the Department of Fisheries will attend the discussion, as observers. The discussions will be held in India on the  March 24 and 25.

The discussions are mainly aimed at providing a solution to the fisheries problems faced in the north and issues faced by Indian fishermen.

The last discussion between representatives of the two countries was held in May last year.

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