HRH Prince Turki bin Naser bin Abd Al-Aziz  addressed the ceremony of awarding the members of the national diving team in PME, the advanced eco-diver and Open Water International certificates, for the first time in the region. The integrated training course has been designed and conducted by PERSGA over a period of six months, from  June –December 2010. The course aimed at promoting the capacities of the PME team members in the fields of eco-diving and under water damage assessment to coral reefs.
The participants, successfully completed the training course, and awarded the advanced Open Water International certificates, along with the eco-diver certificates.
PERSGA is planning to replicate this training course for the national diving teams, in all its member countries.

The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden