Maritime Cooperation Among India, Sri Lanka & Maldives

According to a joint statement issued by Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defence, the three countries — recognising the significance of the forum for promoting meaningful cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region on common issues pertaining to maritime security — took stock of the current maritime security environment in the region.

NEW DELHI: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Saturday took part in the trilateral maritime dialogue in Colombo among India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives eyeing to counter-terrorism & radicalism through effective intelligence cooperation. The partnership also assumes significance amid Beijing’s growing ambitions in the Indo-Pacific region including Indian Ocean Region.

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