Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
+94 11 2 449 170
Main objective of this division is to ensure the high quality and safety of fish products exported to the international market by Sri Lanka for human consumption under the implementation of Fish Products (Export) Regulations published in 1998.
To achieve the above objectives the following activities are being undertaken by the Quality Control Division.
Inspection and monitoring activities and implementing the official sampling programme
Implementation of the aquaculture chemical residue monitoring national programme
Monitoring, inspection, obtaining samples and analysis as well as taking legal action pertaining to the implementation of aquaculture residue monitoring regulations declared in 2002 are done under this.
Parameters of conducting sampling tests
Conducting of awareness programmes
Conducting programmes to make the relevant parties aware of the quality and hygienic condition of fish and fish products is mainly done under this.
Taking legal action against the violation of regulations and carrying out investigations into the notifications made by importing countries
Quality Control Sub Office-Bandaranayke International Airport-Katunayake: