Maithripala, Indian fishermen hold talks

01President Maithripala Sirisena and representatives from Indian fishermen associations held talks today on the fishing dispute involving Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen.

The President had told the Indians that he would like to see the issue resolved through negotiations and also ensure that the dispute does not harm Indo-Lanka ties.

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he had also urged the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure talks aimed at reaching a solution over the issue continue, the President’s office said. (Colombo Gazette)