Sri Lanka war refugees get 175 boats from India

Dec 04, 2012 (LBO) – India has gifted 175 boats and equipment worth 71 million rupees to war refugees in Mannar in northeastern Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission (embassy) in Colombo said. . Indian envoy Ashok K. Kantha has recalled that in 2009 India has gifted boats to fishermen in Vaharai in the Eastern Province.

India is also helping boost a fishnet factory in Gurunagar Jaffna by giving equipment worth 152 million rupees.