Fri, 30 Aug 2019 11:32 - Updated Fri, 30 Aug 2019 11:32
Angola meets SADC weather obligations
Luanda - Angola has been strictly complying with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) obligations in the weather chapter, being one of the few countries in the region that has certified seven airports with airport climate information.
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Director-general of the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET), Domingos do Nascimento
Photo: Henri Celso
Speaking exclusively to ANGOP, regarding the 23rd Southern African Regional Climate Forum (SARCOF-23), which is taking place since August 28 to 30 in Luanda, the director-general of the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET), Domingos do Nascimento confirmed that Luanda, Huambo, Catumbela, Cabinda, Lubango, Lubango and Ondjiva airports are certified by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Domingos do Nascimento announced that within the Executive Modernization Plan for INAMET, the country will be equipped with nine weather radars that will provide full coverage of the country, both land and sea.
Acording to the official, this project also aims at protecting the national territorial space.
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