On 28th Feb, 9th BoA meeting of National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) was held at its Head Office, Islamabad. Chairman NIMA BoA, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, the former CNS chaired the meeting, while the board members were in attendance, (in person & online).

Vice Admiral Ahmed Saeed, President NIMA welcomed the participants and shed light on NIMA’s contribution in undertaking research activities and creating awareness on Maritime Affairs. Moreover, a snapshot of major research activities and future undertakings was also presented in the meeting by the Director Islamabad.

Board Members gave pertinent input on the various agenda items. Detailed discussions on policy matters related to the fishing sector, ports & harbors, shipping, ship recycling industry, maritime tourism, climate change, maritime pollution, biodiversity, and sustainable use of ocean resources were held.

In his closing remarks, the chair appreciated the valuable input and suggestions provided by the eminent participants. He applauded the efforts of NIMA team / researchers on the progress made by the institution.

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