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Thursday, 18 October 2012 - 19:16
Fisherman reluctant to take to the seas following Kudawella incident; Issue submitted to Presidents attention
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The Southern Province Ministry of Fisheries states that the percentage of sea going fishermen has depleted by around 50%.

Southern Province Minister of Fisheries D.B. Upul expressing his views to our news team stated that owners of multi day fishing trawlers were reluctant to rent their crafts to fishermen.

Speaking further he noted that a full scale report on the status quo would be submitted to President Mahinda Rajapaksa during tomorrows scheduled Hambantota District Committee Development Meeting.

 

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