Socotra is an island situated in Arabian sea. It is part of Republic Of Yemen and it is administrative part of Hadharamut Governorate, Yemen has many Governorates and it is one of them. Socotra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia An over view of this island. Map of Socotra island. Position of Yemen and Socotra island. Arabian sea. So it is clear that if we lease this island then we can have several adavantage 1) We can take a look in all over Arabian sea. 2) we can have advantage in war against Piracy in Gulf Of Aden. 3) In future in case of possible Indian Military intervention in West Asia Socotra can be used as base. 4) We can have eye always about Pakistani Navy's activity. 5) Our strength in Indian Ocean would be bolstered. So should we lease that island? Please comment and vote.