Trinco fishermen protest against external threats to livelihood

Trinco fishermen protest against external threats to livelihood

Trinco fishermen protest against external threats to livelihood

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

10 Feb, 2021 | 12:19 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Fishermen engaged in small-scale fishing in Trincomalee launched a protest in the Trincomalee town on Wednesday (Feb. 10), demanding the authorities to take measures in order to prevent external inteferences to the Fishing industry.

“The President, Prime Minister, the Ministry of Fisheries, and the Subject Minister were informed on the interferences by external entities hampering their livelihood; however, the authorities are yet to provide solutions,” one protester told News 1st.

According to the protestors, the said external entities chase away the fishermen engaged in small-scale fishing activities in a violent manner and claim the aqua culture.

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