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Then fuel subsidy for fishermen will come into effect from Friday

Minister Vijith Wijayamuni Soyza says that the fuel subsidy for fishermen will come into effect from Friday. The cabinet memorandum to this effect will be presented to the cabinet today. The minister says  the aim of this programme is to minimize the impact on fishermen following the revision of fuel prices.  The government will bear five billion rupee in granting fuel subsidy to fishermen.