On 11th April 2022, Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz, HI(M), (Retd), President, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad visited Natioal Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) at NIMA Headquarters, Islamabad and also had a meeting with Vice Admiral (Retd) Abdul Aleem HI (M), Director General, NIMA.
Mr. Ashfaq Ahmed Gondal, Vice President (Federal Region), CGSS and Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Executive Director, CGSS were also present during the meeting.
A detailed briefing was given regarding the working of NIMA, and its various initiatives taken in the fields of maritime affairs, blue economy and maritime awareness.
Various areas of cooperation between NIMA and CGSS were also discussed including joint research activities, conferences, and policy dialouges, etc.
Moreover, both institutions agreed to increase collaboration in other areas of mutual interests, including Indian ocean, maritime security, and other related sectors.