KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) celebrated World Ocean day with an aim to initiatel undertake constructive measures and enhance awareness promote clean and healthy activities for safeguarding the Oceans.
The World Ocean Day is celebrated on 8th June every year. The basic aim of celebrating this day is to educate the people about importance of protecting our ocean water and its waterways. This year’s theme is “The ocean life and livelihoods.
The activities included displaying of banners highlighting importance of oceans at various prominent places i.e Karachi fisheries, HQ PMSA, KS&EW, PMSA ships, boats and Coastal bases. In addition members of staff participated in cleaning of beach area as symbolic step.
PMSA boats proceeded to harbor cruise displaying banners regarding the day. Beach cleaning drives along with fishermen to inculcate awareness among local population were also arranged at coastal bases.
A virtual seminar consisting of faculty of Karachi University and students from various departments was arranged. Experts from Karachi University on marine ecology provided online lectures to members of staff of PMSA. Officers and members of staff participated in all activities with zeal and zest.