Walk marking Oceans Day on June 8

June 6, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi, is celebrating the World Oceans Day in collaboration with UNESCO on Monday, 8th June 2015.

A seminar will be conducted at Arts Auditorium, University of Karachi with the theme ‘Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet’ ‘Issues and Responsibilities’.

Dr Muhammad Qaiser, VC, University of Karachi, will be the chief guest. The program will start with the welcome address by Dr. Pirzada Jamal Siddiqui, Director CEMB. Ayaz Kazi, Provincial Co-ordinator, UNESCO will enlighten the importance and need of the World Oceans Day, especially with reference to Pakistan.

Lectures will be delivered by the eminent scientists. In the afternoon, a walk will be organised at the Sea View from Village Restaurant to McDonald to raise awareness of the current global need to protect oceans and marine life. Beach cleaning activity will also be performed by the students of the university. Eminent scientists, students and general public of the society will join the walk.