On the 23rd of April as a part of the partnership program between ROPME and JICA, the Marine environment workshop was held in Riyadh.
After the opening remarks of Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Setsuo Ohmori, two professors(Faculty of Agriculture), Mr. Hideshige Takada (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) who is an authority of marine plastic issues, and Mr. Yoshifumi Sawada (Kindai University) who is an experienced expertise of aquaculture such as “Kindai Tuna”, made the presentations.
Saudi officials from the Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture (MEWA) also attended this workshop, and we had an active discussion. Suadi Arabia is engaged in developing the aquaculture industries and planning the environmental policy. We hope the cooperation in the environment sector between Saudi and Japan will be promoted through this workshop.