They would able to manufacture the total domestic demand for canned fish in three years and would be able to commence exporting the commodity to the global market in four years, the five major Sri Lankan companies involved in the production of canned fish using local resources. 

A high level seminar on FOCUS-LK 2018: Managing the Oceans and Boosting the Blue Economy was held yesterday, the 17th of May at BCIS from 4:30 p.m to 6:00 p.m with the presence of a number of dignitaries and professional representatives from the government, diplomatic, non-government, private and academic sectors which was followed by a film screening – Chasing Coral.

Minister for Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama, French Embassy Economic Counsellor Huges Reydet, French Ambassador Jean Marin Schuh and Tess Group CEO/Director Shiran Fernando

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is implementing a Search and Rescue Capability Partnership Programme (SCPP) in partnership with the Search and Rescue (SAR) agencies of Sri Lanka.