The ship ‘Sayuru’ was recreated as a floating restaurant to provide recreational services to the public and it was opened at the Dickowita harbor by the Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera recently.
Chairman of the Indian Ocean (Pvt.) Ltd. affiliated to the South Korean company, Dejin which is responsible for the Korea-Sri Lanka joint programme of Octopus Harvesting Soo - Yong- Shin recently briefed the State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Dilip Wedaarachchi that the first stock of Octopus processed for export purposes is ready to be sent to South Korea.
Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has taken measures to deliver the transponder devices to all the multi-day fishing vessels which will enable monitoring of multi-day fishing vessels engaged in deep sea fishing from the ground.
Sri Lanka Navy opened five more RO plants for community use at Mahabulankulama Maha Vidyalaya in Anuradhapura, Jayanthipura Vidyalaya in Padavi Sripura, Rasnakawewa in Horowpothana, Mamaduwa in Vavuniya and Welioya Divisional Secretariat on Friday (28th April).
The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Exim bank) signed an aide memoire with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) on 26th April, marking the launch of ADB-KSP Joint Consulting to support the GoSL in drawing a blueprint for the Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor (CTEC).