Tamil Diplomat

Sri Lankan Gov. approves to free 120 Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan government has given its approval to release 20 Indian fishermen detained for allegedly fishing in its waters.

 Minister of Fisheries Mahinda Amaraweera stated that measures will be taken expeditiously in this regard,  considering the Deepavali festival which falls on November 10th

He added that the Indian government has also agreed to release Sri Lankan fishermen detained in India.