The Fishermen of Mulaitheevu are engaged in a struggle demanding to stop illegal fishing , for the 8th day yesterday. In a context where the activities of the Department of Fisheries and Aqua Resources, three new officials had been appointed to the Mulaitheevu Department of Fisheries and Aqua Resources yesterday. A Tamil Officer and two Sinhales officers have been included in the appointed new officers.
In a context where a Tamil Officer had been appointed as the Deputy Director of the Department of Fisheries and Aqua Resources, this Officer had discussions with the protesting Fishermen. After the Fishermen placed their grievances, he had promised them that after the visit of Minister of Fisheries and Aqua Resources, a proper solution will be reached.
Meanwhile the members of the Karaithuraipattu Pradeshiya Saba joined the strugglers and pledged their support at the venue of the struggle.