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Norwegian research vessel in Sri Lanka for a 26-day research journey

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By ITN News Editor June 22, 2018 19:11

Norwegian research vessel in Sri Lanka for a 26-day research journey

The Norwegian research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen has arrived in Sri Lanka for a 26-day research journey around the island. It has reached the island further enhancing cooperation in the fisheries and marine activities between Sri Lanka and Norway. The research vessel will assist Sri Lanka in mapping the country’s marine resources.
The Norwegian vessel was welcomed at the Colombo Harbour. The welcoming ceremony was held under the patronage of Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa and Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther. State Minister of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jens Frølich Holte was also present on the occasion.
Expressing his views on the occasion, Minister Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa said that this was an important juncture for many fields including fisheries activities.
Journalists were given an opportunity to undertake a visit to the ship.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 22, 2018 19:11

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