Meeting with US Scribe will spur devt of marine economy-Oyetola

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Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has said his meeting with the United States of America (USA) Secretary of State Mr. Anthony Blinken during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York will yield a lot positive development for the country’s marine economy.

The minister, who was among the presidential delegation to attend the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, is meeting with the American top official at the instance of the US government as they look to focus on partnership for Atlantic Cooperation.

Officials of the Ministry explained that the initiative for Atlantic Cooperation is working to create a multilateral forum to bring together coastal Atlantic States around a set of shared principles and advance shared interests across the entire Atlantic area.

A statement by Oyetola’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Ismail Omipidan quoted Oyetola as saying that the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy under his leadership will pursue the implementation of the SDG 14 which is essentially about the sustainable utilisation, management and preservation of ocean resources for economic development and improved livelihood.