State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Dilip Wedaarachchi emphasized that multipurpose fishery harbours should be designed and established in a way that will be beneficial in meeting the future objectives of the Sri Lankan fisheries.
The planning seminar is taking place in Colombo for the new Norwegian Research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen to come to Sri Lankan waters in 2018 to carry out a survey on the marine resources. This is part of the technical and institutional cooperation on Fisheries between Norway and Sri Lanka, which was endorsed by the top level political authorities of the two countries.
Fairly strong winds can be expected at times over the country, particularly in Uva, Northern, North-central, North-western provinces and Matale, Trincomalee, Ampara and Hambantota districts and surrounding sea areas today (19th Aug.), Met. Department said.
Web Journalists yesterday (18th Aug.) hailed the government’s decision to remove the10% telecommunications levy imposed on data. They urged the government that a concession be provided to post paid data packages as it has done to the pre paid packages.