Australia extends support to SL fisheries industry

Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 14:16


Australia has agreed to support development and maintenance of Sri Lanka’s fisheries industry on a “sound footing,” the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources states.

An Australian trade delegation headed by Australian Trade Commissioner Grayson Perry recently held a meeting with the Minster of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Mahinda Amaraweera at the Ministry in Colombo.

At the discussion, the Australian Trade Commissioner has agreed to extend support to provide the necessary knowledge and training, on the methods and ways followed by Australia, to the officers of the Ministry of Fisheries and to the officers of the institutions coming under the Fisheries Ministry and to conduct and maintain the fisheries industry in Sri Lanka, on a sound footing.

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