Subsidies for fishermen with damaged boats | Daily News

Subsidies for fishermen with damaged boats

The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry has decided to provide subsidies for fishermen with damaged boats to buy new ones, State Fisheries Minister Dilip Wedaarachchi said.

He was speaking at a meeting held at his Ministry, on Wednesday.

The state minister said that fishermen would be granted 50 percent of the total value of the new fishing boats being purchased.

Initial discussions were held with the Director-General of Fisheries and a Cabinet memorandum in this regard is to be presented soon for approval, he added.

 


 

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