BIPSS organized an expert roundtable titled “Maritime Security Challenges in the Indo Pacific” at Hotel Lake Castle. The event was moderated by Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (Retd), President BIPSS. The keynote speaker of the expert roundtable was Dr. David Brewster, Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, Australian National University. Sacha Blumen, First Secretary, Australian High Commission, Dhaka was also present in the event.
The session was attended by senior members of the diplomatic community, government officials, maritime experts, defence personenel, academics, journalists, scholars, and students from different universities. The discussion centered on traditional and non-traiditonal maritime security threats in the Indo-Pacific region and hightlighted the importance of developing maritime awareness and building regional cooperation.