Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley officially opened a new Meteorological Facility in Tobago on Tuesday 10th January, 2017.

 

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley officially opened a new Meteorological Facility in Tobago on Tuesday 10th January, 2017. The Prime Minister delivered the feature address at the formal opening ceremony. During his address, he underscored that “the facility has the potential to contribute to the scientific development of the understanding of our nation and our region and also contribute to our economic wellbeing”. He also underlined that Trinidad and Tobago is going through a difficult economic period, but while there are ups and downs in life, the new meteorological facility represents the commitment of a vision to get something done regardless of the circumstances. The ceremonial ribbon cutting and unveiling of commemorative plaque were also done by the Prime Minister.

 

 

Ceremonial ribbon cutting being done by the Prime Minister, THA Chief Secretary and Government Ministers

 The facility is located at Cromstain Trace, Crown Point and includes an administration/operation building, an instrument enclosure, car park and ancillary facilities. The station is outfitted with a forecast room, observation deck, conference and media room, mechanical/electrical workshop, archive room, gym, sick bay, library and break out room.

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