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Sunday 18 November 2018
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Fishing Boats and Engines to Mulaitheevu Fishermen, under Financial Assistance from India

Fishing Boats and Engines to Mulaitheevu Fishermen, under Financial Assistance from India

In an event held in the Karaithuraipattu Divisional Secretariat day before yesterday 150 boats, 150 Boat Engines were distributed among 300 Fishermen of Mulaitheevu under an Indian Financial Assistant.Indian Consul General Sankar Balachchandran,the GA , Mulaitheevu, Mrs. Rupawathy Ketheeswaran, Advisor to Indian Embassy , Santhosh Varma, Consulate Officer Niranjan Karaipattu Divisional Secretary, Puthukudiyiruppu Assistant Divisional Secretary, selected beneficiary fishermen and their families participated in this event.

GA, Mulaitheevu, in her speech thanked the Indian Government on behalf of the Beneficiary Fishermen and requested the beneficiaries to use the equipment properly. The consul General speaking next described the assistance provided by the Indian Government, and said that this event marked another stage.

The president of the Federation of the Fishermen Associations thanked the Indian Government for its kind gesture.The Indian Consular and the GA, Mrs. Ketheeswaran jointly handed over the boats and engines to the Beneficiaries.


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