He also visited the INS Parundhu Naval Station.
He advised Indian fishermen against crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and entering Lankan waters.
Talking to newsmen here, he said patrolling by the Indian Navy would be further intensified in the wake of a Turkish national intruding into Indian territory on April 7.
The naval base on this island was being expanded, he added.
The Turkish national, who came here by fibreglass boat from Sri Lanka, was detained by police after he was found moving around in suspicious circumstances.
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