17th World Meteorological Congress
World Meteorological Congress is the supreme body of the World Meteorological Organization, assembles delegates of members once every four years to determine general policies for the fulfillment of the purposes of the Organization; to consider membership of the Organization; to determine the General, Technical, Financial and Staff Regulations; to establish and coordinate the activities of constituent bodies of the Organization; to approve long-term plans and budget for the following financial period; to elect the President and Vice-Presidents of the Organization and members of the Executive Council; and to appoint the Secretary-General. “
Its 17th Congress is currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. Maldives is represented in this assembly by Minister of State for Environment and Energy, Mr. Abdullahi Majeed and Deputy Director General Meteorology, Mr. Ali Shareef.