Many projects are being mooted to pave the way for the export of ornamental fish.
The purpose of this effort is to enhance the earnings of the population of Mahaweli Zones. The Mahaweli Authority has launched the projects with the sponsorship of the Irrigation and Water Resource Management Ministry. Young men and women in these Zones are displaying a keen interest. They are able to earn a monthly income of about 50 thousand rupees. These projects are very successfully implemented at Aralaganwila in the Mahaweli C Zone. Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva also inspect this Project. The Minister said they had already received orders from a number of countries.