Tuesday, 7 Apr 2020
GCC committee working on unified meteorological law

GCC committee working on unified meteorological law

“The GCC Permanent Committee of Meteorology and Climate has already launched its website (gccmet.net), in addition to preparing the draft of the unified meteorological law for the GCC countries. It is also circulating it among the members for review in order to finalise the draft law and adopt it as a mandatory unified law,” mentioned an official with the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA).

The Public Authority for Civil Aviation will host the 11th meeting of the Cooperation Council for GCC Permanent Committee of Meteorology and Climate in Salalah from August 27-28, in the presence of all Permanent Representatives of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and heads of meteorological solutions in the member states.

The meeting seeks to boost the march of joint Gulf action, voluntary perform and the strategic strategy in the field of meteorology and climate, as nicely as highlighting the draft of the unified meteorological law for the GCC States, and the solutions supplied by meteorological navigation for air navigation.

The GCC Permanent Committee of Meteorology and Climate was formed as element of the implementation of the choice of the Ministerial Council at its 120th session held in Jeddah on September 11, 2011.

The committee holds periodic meetings to assessment its activities in the course of the previous year and create plans for activities for the subsequent year. The very first meeting was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of GCC in Riyadh from April 24–25, 2012, and the tenth meeting was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from December 20-21 in 2016.

The Permanent Committee of Meteorology and Climate aims to allow the meteorological facilities in the GCC nations to supply solutions in compliance with the international security requirements for meteorological, navigational, maritime and climate solutions.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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