The government says that steps have been taken to uplift the ornamental fish industry in the country.
Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had said that experiments had been conducted to explore possibilities in ornamental fish breeding and many projects were currently underway.
The Minister had made this statement at a function held at the Beruwala Divisional Secretariat.
Dr. Senaratne had said that he hoped to implement these projects island wide shortly.
According to him, if a person invests Rs. 25,000 he could easily earn around Rs. 100,000 within four months.