Friday, May 15, 2009

Sri Lanka claims more of its seas

(DM)Sri Lanka has under international law formally presented to the United Nations, the country’s claim for sovereignty over an extended continental shelf around the island, government officials said.

He said the claim which was submitted last Friday would be considered at the 24th ‘UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf’ session to be held in New York from August 10 to September 11. Full text