Tuesday, June 2, 2009

SRI LANKA Fishermen hope to return to sea

JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (UCAN) -- Fishermen in northern Sri Lanka are hoping to ply their trade again, now that the war against Tamil separatists is over. However, much depends on the government ending its fishing restrictions, they said at a recent meeting.

Members of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce from Colombo joined fishermen's representatives at the Bishop of Jaffna's residence on May 26 and 27 to discuss attempts to bring normality back to the region. Full text