Dhaka, 23 March: Today is 23rd March (Friday) The World Meteorological Day. It is being observed in Bangladesh like other countries of the world.

Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mr. Akhter Hussain Bhuiya inaugurated thisday through a modest programme at Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) Headquarters, Dhaka as chief guest. Later, he delivered a brief speech on this day.

Director, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) delivered a speech highlighting the significance of the day. In this programme, all of the officers and staff, former Directors of Bangladesh Meteorological Department and some other high officials of different organization were also present as invities.

The Officer’s Association of Bangladesh Meteorological Department arranged a technical session at the end of the inaugural ceremony. Bangladesh television and Bangladesh Betar are broadcasting special programmers focusing the day. Besides, different types of weather charts, equipments and documentaries on disastrous weather are open for the public from 11:00 am to 04:00 pm.