Trincomalee is to get a new wholesale Fish Market equipped with all facilities.
The New Fish Market will replace the old Wholesale Market. 94 million rupees will be spent on the new two storeyed building. Construction work was launched under the patronage of Minister Rajitha Senaratne. The Minister said they hoped to declare open the new Fish Market in December next year. The ground floor of the market will have 64 stalls, a vehicle parking location, an ice plant, a water purification unit and a power generating room. The upper floor will have 32 office rooms, a resting hall, a canteen and a water tank. Deputy Minister Susantha Punchinilame was among those present on the occasion. In the meantime, the Minister also patronized in the National Fisheries conference organized in Trincomalee.