Sakuma reports exciting 4 yrs for PNMS
By: L.N. Reklai
“The next four years will be exciting for both Department of Marine Law Enforcement (DMLE) and Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS),” reported Keobel Sakuma, Director of PNMS on the implementation of PNMS monitoring plan.
Additional funding, new recruits, new personnel, trainings, new enforcement assets like 2 40m class patrol boats and 2 smaller ones, equipment, new facilities and a 24-hour Interagency Maritime Coordination Center, will be coming online within the next four years for the DMLE and PNMS, according to Mr. Keobel Sakuma.