Indo - Lanka Navies meet - Fishermen's issue also discussed

Sunday, 03 November 2013 - 13:27


The 23rd International Maritime Boundary Line meeting between Sri Lanka and India was held onboard the Indian Naval Ship Sukanya at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai.


The Sri Lankan delegation consisted of Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard officials and was headed by Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral DMS Dissanayake.


The Indian delegation consisted of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard officials and was headed by Naval Officer in Command at Tamil Nadu, Commodore AK Mahadevan.

During the 23rd IMBL session, matters related to fishing activities conducted in the Palk Strait, Gulf of Mannar & Eastern sea areas and smuggling of narcotics across the International Maritime Boundary Line were discussed.

Attention was also drawn to make improvements to the security in area.