Concessions for obtained loans in the fisheries sector
The government plans to provide relief for loans taken by people involved in the fisheries sector.
State Minister of Fisheries Harbor Development, Multi-Day Fisheries and Fish Exports Kanchana Wijesekera stated that discussions have been held with the Central Bank in this regard.
In addition, a special program is being implemented to purchase aquatic products such as prawns and crabs through the Fisheries Corporation, he said.
With the closure of the Peliyagoda Fish Market on the 21st with the expansion of the Corona, fish products worth over Rs. 75 million have been purchased through the Fisheries Corporation so far.
The Minister of State said that the fish products were stored safely.