Minister of Energy Barsaman Pun demands meteorological center in Jomsom and Simikot Airport

9th Aug, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Aug 08: The Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsaman Pun, has demanded for a meteorological center to be established in Jomsom and Simikot Airport. He stressed the need for a weather forecast center at a program on Tuesday after visiting the Department of Meteorology, saying that the technology was necessary for proper security at the airports.

Minister Pun had visited the building at Tribhuvan International Airport and taken information about the activities at the department from various officials. Minister Pun instructed that the sector be developed so that it can provide services to the private and commercial sectors as well. He promised support for technical manpower, service development, and necessary budget.

Minister Pun instructed to make the meteorological sector more effective, saying that meteorological technology and weather forecasting is essential for safety in the aviation sector. He gave the commitment to provide any necessary help to accomplish the aim.