Century old maritime laws should be amended: APSA

KARACHI: Chairman, All Pakistan Shipping Association (APSA), Asim Siddiqui has demanded of the government to amend the century old maritime laws that are hampering shipping sector growth in Pakistan.

Reiterating the old time demand by all factions of shipping sector, at the annual dinner of APSA the other day, Asim said that APSA, the only representative body of ports and shipping had already apprised the Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs to amend the rules and regulations of Pakistan’s port and shipping that were as old as of British era and were not compatible with the modern day shipping.

He said that All Pakistan Shipping Association (APSA) was struggling for the betterment of shipping sector in Pakistan.

Advisor on Maritime Affairs, Mahmood Moulvi while speaking on the occasion assured the stake-holders in shipping to address their demands and amend the laws governing maritime sector. He lauded the efforts of APSA and his Chairman, Asim Siddiqui who had provided the stakeholders of port and shipping sector an active and effective platform.[the_ad id=”32940″]

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