Sri Lankan delegation to attend fisheries exhibition ‘Nor Fishing’ in Norway next week

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NorFishingNorway has officially invited Sri Lanka to participate and conduct a discussion on fish exports at the internationally acclaimed fisheries exhibition to be held in Trondheim, Norway next week.

Upon the invitation of the Norwegian government, a delegation headed by the Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera will be participating in the international trade fair Nor Fishing – 2016 from August 15th to 18th.

The Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther officially invited Minister Amaraweera to participate in the trade fair and make observation in the fisheries industry in a discussion held recently at the Ministry.

Nor Fishing – 2016 will be conducted with the participation of European Union countries and other developed and developing countries of the world. Hence the Minister states that this opportunity would be of immense use for Sri Lanka in winning the international market for fish exports.

The delegation headed by the minister and comprising officials including the Additional Secretary to the Ministry, Director General of NAQDA and the Advisor to the Minister will set off for Norway on 13th August.

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