State Minister pledges to make the fisheries industry third biggest foreign exchange earner

State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi says making the blue economy a reality, the fisheries industry would be made the third largest foreign exchange earner in the country by the year 2020.

The Minister pledged to make the aquaculture industry in the fisheries sector to earn the third largest foreign exchange while creating 100,000 employment opportunities by 2020.

He said that the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has a clear vision and a program.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has declared a week in connection with the World Fisheries Day which falls on 21st of November.

State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi says making the blue economy a reality, the fisheries industry would be made the third largest foreign exchange earner in the country by the year 2020.

The Minister pledged to make the aquaculture industry in the fisheries sector to earn the third largest foreign exchange while creating 100,000 employment opportunities by 2020.

He said that the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has a clear vision and a program.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has declared a week in connection with the World Fisheries Day which falls on 21st of November.

 

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