New Minister of Fisheries, Transport, Industries, Trade, Commerce and Rural Development Balasubramaniam Deniswaran assumed his duties today at his office located at Chetty Street, Jaffna.
Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the opening ceremony of the Regional College of Fisheries and Nautical Engineering in Jaffna on 3rd October 2011.
A review meeting for Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock Development, Irrigation, Land and Fisheries was held on 28th July 2010 and chaired by Hon.Governor Northern Province GA Chandrasiri.
A programme was initiated to develop the fresh water fisheries industry in the Kilinochchi on 17 June 2010. Under this programme 200,000 fingerlings were introduced to three tanks in the area including the Akkarayankulam main tank.