Government to pay compensation to fishermen families affected by the deaths

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 - 10:10


President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the relevant authorities to pay compensation to the families of the fishermen who perished in the sea during the monsoonal storms on Saturday.

Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Sarath Kumara Gunaratne said the District Offices will provide 100 thousand rupees as compensation along with other necessary relief items to the victims' families.

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