BIMRAD Participation in Seminar on “Integrated Delta Governance and Ocean Management in The Bay of Bengal - Way Ahead”

July 31, 2022

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU) organized a maritime seminar on “Integrated Delta Governance and Ocean Management in the Bay of Bengal - Way Ahead” at International Mother Language Institute, Dhaka, on Sunday, 31 July 2022, at 0830 hours (BD. Time).

The seminar aimed to explore opportunities for mutual partnership to encounter challenges related to climate change and ocean governance in the Bay of Bengal region.

Dr. Dipu Moni MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Education, People's Republic of Bangladesh, was the chief guest of the seminar. At the outset, she humbly paid her most profound tribute to the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who prudently underscored the vast importance of the sea for developing a maritime country like Bangladesh and also enacted the Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones Act 1974.

H.E. Mr Vikram K Doraiswami, High commissioner of India to Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Special guest.

Rear Admiral Md Khurshed Alam (retd), Secretary, Maritime Affairs Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, presented the keynote paper.

During the event, BSMRMU signed MoU for academic collaboration with Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) and National Maritime Foundation (NMF), Delhi.

BIMRAD team, along with the Director General, Captain M Minarul Hoque (H), BCGM, PSC, BN participated in the seminar.