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World Meteorological Day observed

Staff Correspondent

24 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

World Meteorological Day was observed on Tuesday with due regards in Bangladesh like other countries of the world at the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) Headquarters in the capital.

Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, Senior Secretary of Ministry of Defence inaugurated the day through a modest programme while Md Masud Karim and Md Ashraf Hossain, Additional Secretaries to the government, and Shamsuddin Ahmed, Director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department highlighted the significance of the day, according to a press release of ISPR.

Officers from Ministry of Defence, officers, staff and former Directors from Bangladesh Meteorological Department and some other high officials of different organisations were also present at the event.

The Officer’s Association of Bangladesh Meteorological Department has arranged a technical session at the end of the inaugural ceremony.  Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar broadcast special programmes marking the day. Special supplements published in some well-known daily in Bangla and English.