“World Ocean’s Day -Towards a National Ocean Policy”


“World Ocean’s Day – Towards a National Ocean Policy” was organized by the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) in collaboration with China Sri Lanka Joint Center for Education and Research (CSL-CER) and successfully held on 8th June 2023 at the NARA Auditorium. It was conducted with the participation of Mr Razik Zarook, PC as the Chief Guest, Prof. Weiqiang Wang as the Guest of Honor, Prof. P.B. Terney Pradeep Kumara as the Key-Note speaker, a number of stakeholders in the oceanic and maritime sector and NARA officials. It served as an initial discussion platform with all the experts in the oceanic and maritime sector to open the first step of a long-term process of formulating a “National Ocean Policy” for sustainable ocean economic development.