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India Sri Lanka Agreement on Joint Naval Exercise

India and Sri Lanka on 28 December 2010, agreed to hold joint naval exercise inside the latter’s naval boundary

Jan 8, 2011 13:33 IST
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India and Sri Lanka on 28 December 2010, agreed to hold joint naval exercise inside the latter’s naval boundary in 2011, during the visit of Indian defence secretary Pradeep Kumar, to Sri Lanka. India also agreed to offer 1400 training placements for the Sri Lankan security personnel during this visit. India and Sri Lanka also agreed to have an annual defence dialogue and staff level talks between their navies and armies during the visit of Pradeep Kumar.


The decision on holding annual defence dialogue was earlier taken during the talks between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksha.