"We will take it forward from there," he said.
Officials said the pact will provide for a deeper naval cooperation, an increased engagement in the maritime security sphere, joint exercises and temporary deployments from each other's naval facilities.
Asked whether the killing of an American man in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was reflective of lapses in coastal security, Lanba said there was no security failure and the deceased had the required permission to be there.
India's only tri-services command is based in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
US citizen Allen Chau was allegedly killed by the Sentinelese tribe with arrows last month, according to the local police.
"I do not see it as a failure of the coastal security construct. He (Chau) came as a tourist and had the requisite permissions to be there," Lanba said.
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