600 million rupees allocated to purchase fish stocks by the Fisheries Corporation

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The State Minister of Inland Fish, Fishery Harbour Development, Multiday Fishing Activities and Fish Exports Kanchana Wijesekera
says the Ceylon Fisheries Corporation purchased 2,700kg of fish yesterday. Speaking to media in Colombo, State Minister Wijesekera said the stocks were purchased from fishermen who were unable to sell
their catch. He said the Fisheries Corporation has purchased nearly 12 million rupees worth of fish during the period in which the travel restrictions are in place. The State Minister noted nearly Rs.600 million have been allocated to the Fisheries Corporation to be directly involved in
purchasing fish stocks.

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