2002 News Story

Saudi nominated to head meteorology organization

Saudi Arabia has nominated Dr. Nizar bin Ibrahim Tawfiq for the post of Secretary-General of the International Meteorology Organization, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization's general conference is due to be held in Geneva next May. President of the Kingdom's Meteorology and Environmental Protection Agency (MEPA) Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz noted that consultations are under way in a number of Arab, Muslim and Asian countries for support of the Kingdom's nominee.