Home / BUSINESS / 26-fold increase to SL’s territorial sea area

26-fold increase to SL’s territorial sea area

The United Nations has agreed to add a territorial expanse amounting to 26 times of the country’s land extent to the sea area surrounding Sri Lanka, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

Sri Lanka is eligible under the Law of Sea to own this sea area because of the narrow and shallow strip of the sea located between Sri Lanka and India.

About neo

Check Also

China approved US $ one billion loan Central expressway

Chinese government has informed they have approved US $ one billion loan for the phase …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *