|President Rajapaksa declares open|
Dickowita fisheries harbour
South Asia largest fisheries harbour
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor constructed at a cost of Euro 51 million (Rs. 850 million) on 18 January 2013.The Dikkowita largest fisheries harbour in South Asia project, commenced in 2008, has been funded by a soft loan of Euro 41 million from the Government of Netherlands, HSBC Bank, and the government of Sri Lanka.
|South Asia largest fisheries harbour|
The Director has pointed out that the close vicinity of the harbor to the Katunayake international airport is advantageous to the foreign trawler operators.