Framework of cooperation signed for protection of marine resources


Pakistan Maritime Security Agency and World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan have signed a Framework of Cooperation to promote scientific research and initiate innovative projects for management of marine resources.

Under the framework, both organizations will work together to control illegal fishing, tackle illegal wildlife trade, dumping of waste and chemical or biological pollution and implement rules and regulations in marine protected areas.

It was decided that an Ocean Climate Trust will be established along with relevant stakeholders to explore and support intellectual and financial investments in ocean restoration.

The two parties also agreed to launch plantation campaigns to enhance tree cover and improve climate resilience of coastal communities.

Source: Radio Pakistan