UN Head of Global Maritime Crime Programme meets Commander of the Navy

The Head of the Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMPC) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr. Alan Cole met the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Naval Headquarters on 23rd April 2015.

They discussed a range of issues related to the prevention of maritime crime in the Indian Ocean, focusing on the development of strategies and providing assistance to the ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the maritime domain and the freedom of the high seas.

The discussion came and end with the exchange of mementos as a gesture of goodwill.

Mr. Cole was accompanied by the Senior Security Officer of UNODC Seychelles, Mr. Shanaka Jayasekera.