Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the vessel ‘Aris 13’ that was hijacked by pirates was released late last night/ early this morning along with the eight Sri Lankan crew. The crew members were released unharmed, without the payment of a ransom.
National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) is now on a major youth entrepreneur drive-and the latest node in Sri Lanka’s grassroots market linkage network to start operations will be serving the small time young farmers and fisher-folk in Northern Province’s Mannar District.
Korea will grant Rs 375 million for the development of the aquaculture sector in the country as a result of the discussions held by Fisheries and Aquatic Resource state Minister DilipVedarachchi with the Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries.
President Maithripala Sirisena says all institutions that trade in consumer goods including food should act with an understanding of their human responsibilities rather than merely depending on the government regulations and laws to govern them.