The National Meteorological Center participates in WETEX 2021


  • Center for showcasing major achievements in advancing cloud seeding science and research
  • Visitors will gain insight into the progress of nine research projects that have received grants from the United Arab Emirates Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science

Abu Dhabi – The National Meteorological Center (NCM) announced its participation in the 23rd edition of the 2021 Water, Energy and Environmental Technologies Exhibition (WETEX), which will take place from October 5 to 7, 2021 at the Expo 2020 Dubai site.

Showcasing the Centre’s main achievements and the latest technologies in rain improvement science and research, WETEX’s NCM pavilion will provide visitors with an overview of the nine research projects received from the UAE Research Program grants. united for the science of rain enhancement and the achievements of its laureates to advance rain enhancement research.

His Excellency Dr Abdulla Al Mandous, Director General of NCM and President of the Regional Association II (Asia) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), said: “We are delighted to participate in this important industry event which continues to play a key role. role in promoting UAE’s status as a major hub for prominent international experts and decision-makers to discuss pressing topics related to water, energy and environment. “

“NCM is attending WETEX 2021 to showcase its achievements in advancing research on improving rainfall and ensuring global water security through the UAE’s Research Program for the Science of improved rain. Through such efforts, the program plays an important role in revitalizing scientific interest in this vital field, in line with the UAE’s commitment to promote innovative solutions to address water scarcity issues in the world.

“The United Arab Emirates have gained extensive expertise in conducting successful cloud seeding operations through their pioneering rain improvement program. On the program, we take a keen interest in participating in various local, regional and international conferences in order to improve its collaboration with leading researchers and scientists. Since the inception of the program in 2015, it has come a long way to improve the efficiency of cloud seeding operations to effectively address the challenges of water security and sustainability, ”Al added. Mandous.

For her part, Alya Al Mazroui, UAE Research Program Director for Rain Improvement Science, said: “Organized under the auspices of Expo 2020 Dubai, WETEX provides us with a platform. ideal form for making contacts with the best international experts and exploring the latest technologies and innovations. in water, energy and the environment. Through our pavilion, we aim to highlight the achievements of the program in driving global research efforts on improving rainfall, as water scarcity has become a problem that requires urgent action to provide efficient and technologically feasible solutions such as cloud seeding.

WETEX, one of the biggest and most important trade fairs in the water, energy and environment sectors, has become a fixture on the calendars of exhibitors, visitors, experts, specialists and decision makers. The event offers huge investment opportunities available in these sectors by bringing together influencers, specialists and industry decision makers from around the world.


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