Hirunews Logo
Sri+Lanka+rejects+proposal+to+allow+Indians+to+Fish+in+Sri+Lanka+waters
Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 13:44
Sri Lanka rejects proposal to allow Indians to Fish in Sri Lanka waters
65

Shares
7,834

Views
The Sri Lankan government rejected the proposal to provide a temporary licence for Indian fishermen to fish in Sri Lankan waters for 3 years.

The proposal had been made by the Senior Leader of the Bharathiya Janatha Party, Subramanium Swamy.

Deputy Fisheries Minister Sarath Kumara Gunarathna stated that the proposal cannot be accepted as a diplomatic one.

Meanwhile, a Sri Lankan delegation will leave for India on the 28th for discussions on the fishermen’s issue.

Rameswaram fishermen, who have been on an indefinite strike to secure their boats impounded in Sri Lanka, dropped their plan, following appeals from officials.

This was in hope of a positive outcome at the proposed discussion.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Petroleum strike further continues
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 - 21:15
The Distribution of fuel has been negatively impacted, due to the ongoing strike which was launched at midnight, protesting against three issues including... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
383 Views
7,926 Views
4,432 Views
1,632 Views
20 Views
2,454 Views
Top