Courtesy Call on Mr. Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
The High Commissioner and Secretary-General spoke on a number of matters including the upcoming Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) Meeting and The Bahamas' sponsored Green House Gas proposal paper, IMO Council Reform, the safety of passengers on ships. H.E. Paul Farquharson also took this opportunity to welcome the Secretary-General to the post and wished him well for his term in Office, as Mr. Koji Sekimizu was elected Secretary-General of the Organization by the 106th session of the IMO Council in June 2011 for an initial four-year period beginning 1 January 2012. The election was endorsed by the IMO's Assembly at its 27th session in November 2011.
Mr. Michael Guy, Second Secretary and Vice Consul, H.E. Paul Farquharson, High Commissioner and Permanent Representative to the IMO, Mr. Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the IMO and Mr. Davy Rolle, Director & CEO, Bahamas Maritime Authority.