Tamilnadu fishermen to visit the island next week

Sunday, 28 July 2013 - 7:56


A group of 19 Tamil Nadu fishermen will visit Sri Lanka on the invitation of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa to have an open dialogue with Lankan fishermen regarding the problems faced by both sides.


The Tamil Nadu fishermen's delegation who met Minister Basil Rajapaksa in New Delhi earlier this month discussed in detail the problems faced by them.


Minister Basil Rajapaksa invited the Tamil Nadu fishermen to visit Sri Lanka to meet the Sri Lankan fishermen and officials including President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


The team will visit Mannar, Jaffna and meet Northern Province fishermen including in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi.