<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>India and Sri Lanka will hold the ministerial-level talks in New Delhi this week to resolve the fisheries dispute, a media report said on Sunday.A 10-member Lankan fishing association delegation will leave for New Delhi on Wednesday and the ministerial-level talks will be held on Saturday, the Sunday Times reported. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera and Lankan Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.These talks are to be preceded by talks between the fisher associations of the two countries, the paper said.Lankan fishing organisations have protested recently over an alleged give in by their government wherein Indian fishermen doing illegal fishing in the Lankan waters would be allowed to do fishing limited to a given number of days per week, the paper said. The government has denied the accusation, it added.

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India, Sri Lanka to have talks over fisheries dispute next week