Egyptian minister gets the Met
Abdel Aziz Fadel Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation conducted a tour of the country's Meteorology Authority today. The visit was to follow up on existing and ongoing projects to confirm easy flow of work, and to identify the time plan for the completion of these projects.
During the visit, Fadel was also keen to check over the Equipment Calibration Regional Center and the Training Regional Center, which is approved by the World Meteorological Organization; and equipped with a hall for lectures and training to Egyptians and foreign envoys from Africa and the Middle East.
The new facility - fitted with translation booths can cater for up to 150 delegates..
Fadel also inspected the new garage at the headquarters of the Meteorology Authority and the main Computer Center, which is one of the three approved centers in Africa, its main responsibility is to collect data and send it internationally to two stations located in Russia and Vienna, it is considered as the latest communication syatem worldwide.
The Minister also visited the main Center for Analysis and Forecasts, which consists of two halls for weather analysis, responsible for issuing the weather forecast bulletin and weather forecasting for four days, using remote sensing techniques.