Date 23 rd March, 2019
The ceremony of ‘59th anniversaries of World Meteorological Day (WMO)’ on 23rd March, 2019 organized by Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH), Ministry of Transport and Communications was celebrated at Royal ACE Hotel, Naypyitaw as an annual memento.
The ceremony was attended by Union Minister for Ministry of Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung,Union Minister for Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr. Aung Thu, heads of departments, departmental Officials and invited guests.
In the opening ceremony, Union Minister for Ministry of Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung delivered the opening address. Next, the message of Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization delivered for 59th anniversaries of World Meteorology Day was read by Director General of DMH. Afterwards, The Union Minister for Ministry of Transport and Communications awarded the prizes to the winners of the article contest commemorated to WMODay. After taking the memorial group photo, the Union Ministers accompanied with invited guests looked around the exhibition of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology’s activities.
In the afternoon, there were presented research papers in relevance with Meteorological, Hydrological, Seismological and Agro-Meteorological subjects.
The memorial ceremony of World Meteorological Day has been celebrating annually in Myanmar every 23rd March. The theme of this year 2019 is ‘The Sun, The Earth and The Weather’.