The World Meteorological Day-2019 was observed all over the country like elsewhere around the globe on Saturday.
Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Defence Major General (retd) Mohammad Shubid Ali Bhuiyan, MP, inaugurated the day by holding a modest programme.Akhter Hussain Bhuiyan, Secretary of Ministry of Defence, and Selina Haq, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Defence and Director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), were present on the occasion and delivered speech highlighting the significance of the day.
At the programme, officers and staff of BMD, retired directors, and high-ranking officials of different organisations were also present.
The Officers’ Association of Bangladesh Meteorological Department arranged a ‘Technical Session’ after the inaugural ceremony.
Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and other print and electronic media broadcast special programmes focusing on the significance of the day.