World Meteorological Day observed


The World Meteorological Day was observed with due regards in Bangladesh like other countries of the world, said ISPR.

Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, Senior Secretary of the  Ministry of Defence on Tuessay inaugurated through a modest programme at the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) Headquarters in the capital Dhaka. 

Additional Secretary to the goverment Md Masud Karim, Md Ashraf Hossain and Shamsuddin Ahmed, Director, Bangladesh Meteorological Department delivered a speech highlighting the significance of the Day.

In this programme.  Officers from Ministry of Defence, officers and staff from Bangladesh Meteorological Department and former Directors and officers of Bangladesh Meteorological Department and some other high officials of different organizations were also present as invitees. The Officer’s Association of Bangladesh Meteorological Department arranged a technical session at the end of the inaugural ceremony.

Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betarare broadcasting special programmes focusing the day. 

Special supplements were published in some well-known daily newspapers in Bangla and English. Besides, an exhibition of meteorological instruments was arranged from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm at the Headquarters to visit for the public following the rules of hygiene. Office premises including main gate of the Department was decorated with different colorful flags and lights.

Moreover, the operational units and Radar stations of Dhaka, Cox’s Bazar, Khepupara, Rangpur and Moulvibazar were remained open to visit for the public. Other significant branch offices of BMD  took different activities with BMD Headquarters to celebrate this day.