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Number of development projects planned for fishermen

Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda said that the Fisheries Ministry will launch a number of development projects worth Rs.26 million in the Jaffna Peninsula for the benefit of fishermen.

The Minister said on Sunday (19) that these projects are being implemented under the Field Protection and Development Programmes of the Ministry of Fisheries.

Accordingly, Rs.5.7 million will be spent to develop the Fisheries Harbour and Maintenance Centre in the Thanankilappu and Kovilkandi areas in Jaffna.

The Minister also said that several other projects are also planned under these development projects, including the installation of safety telecommunication equipment at four locations in Jaffna and the improvement of communication facilities between the Navanthurai Web Centre in Jaffna and Colombo.

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