Asia Pacific region

WMO to strengthen presence in Asia Pacific region

This was revealed by WMO Secretary General Petteri Taalas when addressing Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) in Honiara.

“We will also strengthen our office in Samoa.

“To enhance our impact we have started building our partnership with other players. For us the important players are World Bank, ISDR, SPREP, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, ICAO, IMO and WHO. These partnerships we are building I would like also to happen at country level,” Taalas told delegates and members of PMC. 

Air Niugini focuses on developing connectivity within region

Air Niugini General Manager Dominic Kaumu said that one of the things that Air Niugini has done over the years is developing connectivity within the region.

Kaumu said at the Southwest Pacific Dialogue 2nd Sub-Regional Workshop on connectivity development underway in Port Moresby, that Air Niugini is putting PNG as the lead in linking the Asia Pacific region.

He said they have opened up the north of the Pacific, operating flights to Federal States of Micronesia.