Meteorological Departments of Cyprus, Greece and Israel to sign MoU for technical cooperation

Meteorological services of Cyprus, Greece and Israel will sign a Memorandum of Technical Cooperation on May 3rd in Nicosia.

The MoU will be signed by the Directors of the Meteorological Services of Cyprus, Greece and Israel, Kleanthis Nikolaidis, Lieutenant Commander (I) Dimitrios Sideridis and Nir Stav, respectively. The MoU signing ceremony will be addressed by Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis and the Director of the Meteorological Services of Cyprus.

The MoU provides for cooperation in all areas of the activities of the three Services. Among the goals of the MoU are the full understanding of the weather in the eastern Mediterranean region through the exchange of data, the understanding of climate trend and its consequences in the eastern Mediterranean, the preparation of more detailed now-casting, staff training and exchange of experience and cooperation in all areas of responsibility of the meteorological services.

The MoU was concluded following the joint declaration of December 23, 2018 in Beersheba, Israel, by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras.

Source: Cyprus News Agency