Bahrain: Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by the GIS Directorate won the Excellence in GIS Implementation (EGI) award at the International Conference on Geographic Information, held in Dubai. Dr Khalid Abdulrahman Al-Haidan received the award from the executive director of GISTEC which acts as the local ESRI distributor in UAE.
Bahrain plays a leading role at the local, residential and global arena in GIS. And many countries in the region are currently working in order to benefit from Bahrain’s experience. Dr Al-Haidan said that this achievement is possible because of Central Informatics & Communications organisation’s continued excellence in this field. Strong support from the from the government also added to Bahrain’s achievements.
Source: Bahrain Locator