Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Socioeconomic Benefits of Weather and Climate Services in Pakistan 

By Newsdesk Aug3,2022

Islamabad, August 03, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Meteorological Department in collaboration with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), University of Leeds UK and Met Office UK organized a Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Socioeconomic Benefits of Weather and Climate Services in Pakistan at Ramada Hotel Islamabad on 2nd August 2022.

Director General, PMD, Mahr Sahibzad Khan welcomed the distinguished delegates and briefly highlighted on the meteorological services being rendered and socio-economic benefits being obtained by the wide variety of socio-economic sectors. He stressed on the best and efficient utilization of Met. Services specifically in agriculture sector.

Dr. Mandira Shrestha from ICIMOD also briefed on the key points of the study and efforts being made recommendations on further coordinated actions and planning practices for maximum yield and minimizing the losses due to the harsh weather and climate in general. Participants from sectoral organizations like agriculture, academia and scientists and researcher participated the event and shared their experiences and expertise for the improvement and efficient services delivery processes.

For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-111-638-638
Email: nwfc@pmd.gov.pk
Website: http://nwfc.pmd.gov.pk

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