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Pakistan: Playing vital role in reducing marine pollution: President Alvi October 01,2021   |  Source: BOL News

President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan was making a lot of efforts for sustainability of the marine sector by reducing sea pollution. He expressed these views, while addressing a ceremony via video-link from Islamabad. The ceremony was organised in connection with the World Maritime Day 2021 by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs. Pakistan has three seaports playing a big role by contributing to the national economy, the president said, adding that required standards were being maintained for the ports. Pakistan has a shipyard, which was doing a tremendous job by building and repairing vessels in the country, he said. Appreciating Federal Minister of Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, the president said the fishing sector was improving due to his sincere efforts. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said that the maritime sector has a huge potential for investment but unfortunately, the investors were not interested in that sector. Less than one per cent of the investors opted to invest in that sector because people were unaware about its potential. President Alvi expressed the need to generate interest of investors towards the maritime sector, besides building more shipyards to exploit its potential. Citing examples of some small countries such as Singapore, he said, they were


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