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Three-member committee appointed to resolve issues: Fisheries Minister

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Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda has appointed a three member committee to make recommendations to resolve the problem of Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters, a statement said.

According to the statement, Sri Lankan fishing community has been inconvenienced by such acts. Recently, four Indian fishermen died after their vessel collided with a Sri Lankan naval vessel.

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  • ravin Tuesday, 26 January 2021 02:11 PM

    Well , how long the problem of poaching is going on? How many governments change hands? How many Ministers, deputy ministers, secretaries of this department got paid out of public funds to solve this on going problem? And top of that another committee? Don't you think it is another way of wasting valuable funds?

    Lokka Tuesday, 26 January 2021 02:47 PM

    Did Wigneswaran speak a word on behalf these Sri Lankan Tamil fishermen. Instead he wasted time spreading hatred among the communities.

    Sokrates Tuesday, 26 January 2021 04:51 PM

    The never ending Story.

    sinna Thursday, 28 January 2021 07:41 AM

    During your period,we expecting you will be able to resolve, illegal poaching in North sea


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