Iran Winning the Seat at the Executive Council of WMO
publish date: Monday 17 June 2019
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MRUD NEWS—During the recent World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Congress, Iran Meteorological Organization (IMO) won an election for a seat in the executive council (EC) of World Meteorological Organization.
The Director General of Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO), Sahar Tajbakhsh, is elected as one of the members of the World Meteorological Congress' Executive Council.
The Executive Council implements WMO decisions, while six Regional Associations are responsible for the coordination of meteorological, hydrological and related activities within their respective Regions.
WMO’s 6 Regional Associations include Regional Association I (Africa), Regional Association II (Asia), Regional Association III (South America), Regional Association IV (North America, Central America, and the Caribbean), ), Regional Association V (South-West Pacific), and ), Regional Association VI (Europe).
According to IMO’s press release, Iran is a member of Regional Association II (Asia) a region with six seats in the Executive Council. World Meteorological Congress elected directors of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services from India, South Korea, Japan, China and Iran. United Arab Emirates is the president of the Regional Association II.
The World Meteorological Congress elected Gerhard Adrian of Germany as President of the World Meteorological Organization for a four-year term in office, WMO website announced on Thursday.