Colombo: Sri Lanka has commended India for dousing the recent fire on board MT New Diamond through the Operation Sagar Araksha conducted by the Coast Guard.
Defence Secretary Maj. Gen (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne conveyed the same to Capt. Vikas Sood, Indian defence adviser in the island nation, during a meeting on Friday.
Gunaratne referred to the maritime cooperation between the countries and supportive measures taken by India to protect marine resources, fisheries, livelihood and tourism.
He also discussed the production of the artificial Jaipur foot (rubber-based prosthetic leg) in Sri Lanka to help differently abled persons earn livelihood.