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Friday, 10 October 2014 - 8:00
Fishermen stranded in deep sea near Myanmar safe.
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The Fisheries Ministry says the Sri Lankan fishermen stranded in the deep sea near Myanmar due to stormy weather conditions are currently safe.

An official of the Fisheries Ministry said the Myanmar has allowed the fishermen to anchor in their waters until the weather conditions are settled.

The Sri Lankan government requested Bangladesh and Myanmar to render assistance to about 180 fishermen aboard 36 vessels stranded in the sea near those countries due to the prevailing bad weather in the region.
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