Month: February 2017


Source: The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Author: S. Rubatheesan

As many as 641 permits were issued to foreign fishing vessels between 2012 and 2015 despite warnings by the European Union (EU) that many of them were engaged in illegal fishing practices which ultimately cost Sri Lanka a ban on exports, the first application by the Sunday Times under the new Right to Information Act has revealed.

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