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Plans for growth in the fishing industry

Oct 27, 2010 4:23:39 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Rajitha Senaratne says that new plans have been crafted for the growth of the fishing industry.

The Minister made this reference while taking part at the District Development Committee meeting at the Singapore Community Hall in Hambantota. Speaking further Minister Senaratne opined that fishing in the deep sea should be enhanced threefold by fully exploiting the territorial waters of the island. He added that per capita consumption of fish should also be increased. Minister Senaratne revealed that a Cabinet paper has been forwarded, including development plans.