The Permanent Secretariat is located in the coastal city of Mombasa in Kenya since its inception in 1973.
The core objective of the Secretariat is to build consensus on key issues so it can be the "voice of the region" and promote the economic, social and environmental well being of the ports in the Eastern and Southern African region.
It consists of the Secretary General and the staff recruited by the PMAESA Council.
The Secretariat handles among other issues:
Mubarak A. SodhaIT Officer
Rozina MwandawiroOffice Assistant