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Maldives wants continental shelf extended overlapping portion claimed by Lanka

Jul 26, 2010 8:00:00 PM - adaderana.lk
Maldives today submitted a claim to the UN for 168,000 square kilometres off its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The extended continental shelf claimed by Maldives overlaps with a portion of the area claimed by neighbouring Sri Lanka last year. Maldives however, expressed hope that the issue over the “tiny area” would be resolved through dialogue.>>