Remote sensing and GIS center to be established in Yemen

Remote sensing and GIS center to be established in Yemen

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The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology in Yemen is planning to establish a center for remote sensing and GIS. The project aims to provide different government parties with thorough data and help them in implementing joint projects, in addition to the implementation of a number of joint regional and international projects in the field of wealth development, natural sources, urban planning, agriculture and environment.

Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Engineering Abdulmalik al-Mu’alimi has clarified that the center is to work through the satellite data, which is considered as one of the important resources of information about geology that may help in avoiding the repetition of project implementations and improving coordination between the concern sides. Such rapid development comes in the shadow of new directives starting by intensifying the government efforts to improve telecommunication services and multi-party investment environments.