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Last updateMon, 24 Jun 2019 2pm


Fish produce in the Mahaweli reservoirs will be increased.

The fisheries minister Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the officials to start a programme to increase fish produce in the Mahaweli reservoir. The ministry has been given a target of increasing the fresh water fish produce this year up to 238 thousand  metric tons.  The water from the Moragahakanda reservoir has been released to the Mahaweli reservoirs and tanks in the north central province at present.  Therefore, the tanks are full upto the brim and the aqua culture can be carried out upto the maximum.  Minister Mahinda Amaraweera further said that there will be no water shortage in the north central province in future.