highlights Lanka’s marine expertise
Lanka is one country that accords degrees for marine
expertise, Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer said.
Azwer made these statements while addressing the
GLOBE Coral Reef Crisis Meeting in Nagoya, Japan
He stated that the President established a Marine
University during his tenure as the Fisheries
Minister. Azwer further stated that the President
had taken positive steps to develop a sustainable
fisheries industry and aquaculture.
Azwer also pointed out that the President in his
election manifesto had spelt out a methodology for
sustainable coral reef and others marine life
management, that were accepted by a vast majority of
“The President received a mandate from the voters –
a massive 60% of the votes – especially from the
people living in the coastal areas, as a clear
indication of their acceptance of his policy
regarding this industry,” he stated.