Prof. J. Ranganathan, Honorary Consul of Myanmar, Chennai visited BOBP-IGO Secretariat on 24 May 2022, on invitation, to explore the possibilities of cooperation between Myanmar and the BOBP-IGO.
Dr. Krishnan, Director BOBP, presented an overview of IGO's activities and the involvement of Myanmar in earlier programmes. He highlighted the policy research areas and capacity development programmes initiated by the IGO and the plans of the Organisation towards expanding its membership.
Prof. Ranganathan complimented the initiatives and assured to take necessary steps for bringing Myanmar into the folds of the BOBP platform. He invited inputs from the IGO for strengthening fisheries research and development in Myanmar.