Month: December 2016


Source: The New Indian Express
Author: P K Balachandran

COLOMBO: Imposition of a heavy fine on those who indulge in illegal fishing is a European Union (EU) requirement, and therefore, there is no way Sri Lana can exempt Tamil Nadu fishermen from being fined heavily for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and using banned methods of fishing, the Secretary to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Fishing, Mrs.W.M.M.R.  Adhikari, told Express on Wednesday.

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