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World Meteorological Day highlights importance of ocean

The World Meteorological Day 2021 was observed in the country as elsewhere in the world on Tuesday, focusing on the role of people to protect the ocean.

The ocean drives the world’s weather and climate and anchors the global economy and food security.

Climate change is hitting the ocean hard, but also increasing hazards for hundreds of millions of people, said a release of World Meteorological Organization.

In Bangladesh, the day was observed with holding different programmes at Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) Headquarters in the capital, said an ISPR media release.

Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Dr. Md. Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal inaugurated the observation of the day there, while officials and staff from the ministry and BMD were present.

The Officer’s Association of BMD has arranged a technical session at the end of the inaugural ceremony.

In Bangladesh, the day was observed with holding different programmes at Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) Headquarters in the capital, said an ISPR media release.

Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Dr. Md. Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal inaugurated the observation of the day there, while officials and staff from the ministry and BMD were present.

The Officer’s Association of BMD has arranged a technical session at the end of the inaugural ceremony.

In observance of the day, an exhibition of meteorological instruments was also arranged from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the BMD Headquarters maintaining the rules of hygiene.

Source: United News of Bangladesh