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Saturday, July 07 , 2012 - 07.40 GMT
Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime issues of mutual interest


The Navies of Sri Lanka and India discussed a range of maritime issues at the bilateral International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting held yesterday in Kankasanthurai.

The 21st International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between Sri Lanka and India was held onboard the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai on July 06.

During this meeting, matters of mutual interests related to naval operations and fishing activities were discussed.

The navies of the two countries meet biannually aiming at strengthening the naval relationship between the two neighboring countries.

The Sri Lankan delegation headed by Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, consisted of Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard officials. The Indian delegation consisted of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard officials.




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