Pakistan International Maritime Expo and Conference-2023
Pakistan International Maritime Expo and Conference-2023 were held from 10-12th February in Karachi. The event provided opportunities to the maritime industry both in the public and private sectors to display products and develop business relationships. The event also highlighted Pakistan’s Maritime potential and provided the desired fillip for economic growth at the national level.
The Fisheries & Coastal Development Department the biggest stakeholder of Blue Economy was given the mandate to lead the PIMEC-2023 vide the meeting held with the Steering Committee under the Chairmanship of Senior Member Board of Revenue on 04th January 2023.
Keeping in view the role of Gwadar-Lasbela Livelihood Support Program-II in financing the construction of 03 jetties and being a key role player in the development of the Fisheries Sector.
Gwadar – Lasbela Livelihoods Support Project – Phase II (GLLSP-II) is a fisheries sector project and focus on the two coastal districts of Balochistan province. GLLSP-II also participated in the event to share success stories and learn from the experience of other organization working with coastal communities/marine sector.
During the event, the Government of Balochistan signed MOUs with different stakeholders regarding Fisheries and coastal development of Balochistan. One of the successful event was the MOU signing ceremony between the Fisheries department GoB, with Lasbela University for strengthening the Shrimp hatchery at Damb Lasbela worth Rs 30 million funded by GLLSP-II.
PIMEC event was a 03 Days event from 10-12 February 2023 encompassing Maritime Expo & International Conference on Blue Economy and Maritime Potential for Balochistan and Sindh provinces.