Unavailability of a proper method to record fishing details on international waters by Sri Lankan fishermen was one of the contributing factors to impose a fish ban against Sri Lanka by the European Union.
Each farmer family affected by the Maha season drought will be given a special assistance of Rs 10,000 for the month of April and it will be paid before the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayaka said.
Sri Lanka Navy declared open two more RO plants produced by the Navy’s Research and Development Unit for the community use at the villages of Pahala Siyambalawa in Thalawa and Vedehapura in Medirigiriya. In the same vein an RO system was also erected for the personnel of the SLN Marine Battalion.
Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) of the Army together with Sri Lanka Rotary Club Colombo and Colombo - Friend- in - Need- Society coordinated and conducted a medical clinic and a donation of prosthetic limbs to war-affected civilians in North recently, army media said.