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Workshop for enhancing GIS capabilities

Bahrain: GIS Directorate of the Central Informatics & Telecommunications Organisation (CITO) has conducted a national GIS training programme entitled ‘Fundamentals of ArcGIS v10 and Intermediate GIS Concepts v10’ in the Kingdom of Bahrain training center from 23 – 27 September 2012.

The training was delivered by an industry expert from TeachMEGIS which is a leading US institution certified by ESRI for conducting world class GIS courses. The training was attended by 21 participants from various government entities, four trainees from the Ministry of Works, three from the Survey and Land Registration Bureau, three from the Electricity and Water Authority, two from the Ministry of Interior, two from the Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife, two from the Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, one from the Ministry of Housing and four from the Central Informatics and Telecommunications Organisation.

Moreover, this training comes in collaboration with the National GIS Steering Committee (NGISSC) and within the framework of the GIS Directorate at the (CITO) at a national level which represents the GIS center in the Kingdom and to support the Kingdom of Bahrain economic vision 2030.

Source: CITO