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Saturday, 16 July 2016 - 8:16
No permission for Indians to fish in Sri Lankan Waters; Fisheries Minister clarifies
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Minister of Fisheries Mahinda Amaraweera stated that in no way would permission be given for Indian fishermen to fish in Sri Lankan Waters.

The Minister made his stance clear in response to certain media reports that the Government had agreed to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Sri Lankan waters for 75 days in a year following requests from the Indian government and fishing community.

Meanwhile, 4 more Indian fishermen were arrested yesterday for trespassing in to Sri Lankan Waters.

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