Religious event marks World Meteorological Day

Lyna Mohamad

The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD) marked World Meteorological Day 2021 with a religious ceremony at Brunei International Airport yesterday.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof was the guest of honour at the mass recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil ceremony.

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Infocommunications, Cybersecurity, Strategy and Corporate) at the MTIC Haji Hairul Mohd Daud bin Haji Abdul Karim, directors, department heads, officers and staff of MTIC were also present. The ceremony concluded with a Doa Selamat and mass Maghrib prayer.

As a member of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Brunei joins on the celebration to commemorate the establishment of the world scientific organisation under the auspices of the United Nations in 1950.

This year’s celebration carries the theme ‘The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather’.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof at the event. PHOTO: MTIC