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India and Sri Lanka signs MoU to gift 150 boats and fishing equipment to fishermen of Mullaithivu

Colombo, 02 April, (Asiantribune.com):

India and Sri Lanka today signed an MOU to supply 150 boats and fishing equipment to fishermen of Mullaithivu.

The MoU was signed at the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development by Mr. Y.K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India and Ms. W.M.M.R. Adikari, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development.

Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development presided over the ceremony.

Government of India will gift 150 boats and other fishing equipment to 300 beneficiaries in Mullaithivu. The project will be implemented in consultation with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and relevant local authorities. The total cost of the project is SLR 100 million.

High Commission of India will float a tender to procure the items through a competitive bidding process.

- Asian Tribune -

India and Sri Lanka signs MoU to gift 150 boats and fishing equipment to fishermen of Mullaithivu
India and Sri Lanka signs MoU to gift 150 boats and fishing equipment to fishermen of Mullaithivu
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