Meteorological and Environmental Protection Administration (MEPA)

The meteorological services of MEPA provide essential information to both the defense services and the industrial sector of the Kingdom's economy.

These services are used by commercial aviation, air traffic control stations, oil drilling platforms, ships in the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf, and the general public. Climatological services include long-term weather information to assist all government organizations and commercial establishments.

MEPA is also responsible for protection of the environment, a crucial role, especially in a country which has undergone such a rapid development of its infrastructure and industry.

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