Former Fisheries Minister Eats Raw Fish During Press Conference

November 17, 2020

Former Fisheries Mnister and opposition MP Dilip Wedaarachchi today ate raw fish during a press conference to encourage the public to eat fish.

Sri Lanka's fisheries industry was severely affected when a COVID19 cluster was reported from the Peliyagoda fish market.

The MP said fisermen and their family members faced immense hardships as the public had avoided eating fish due to the outbreak at the fish market.

The MP said there was no reason to avoid eating fish as the medical experts had made their position clear on the matter.

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