Emirates Transport and Dubai Municipality sign new MoU to enhance Dubai Geospatial Infrastructure


Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Emirates Transport signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Municipality, on the side lines of GITEX 2019, to cooperate in the field of Geospatial Infrastructure (Geo-Dubai).  
The agreement was signed by Mohammed AbdulRahim, Manager of Information Systems, Emirates Transport and Eng. Mariam Obaid Al Muhairi, Director of the GIS Centre.
The GIS centre in the Municipality is the sole official source for collecting digital and descriptive geographical and detailed data and information for the emirate from different local departments, public authorities and institutions, persons and companies operating in the Emirate of Dubai.
The MoU aims to increase cooperation between the two parties in the field of promoting, developing and implementing the Geo-Dubai infrastructure, and to exchange expertise, information and available resources between them in order to provide a comprehensive, unified and updated baseline map for Dubai to be used as an effective tool for planning, design and management of development projects.
Feryal Tawakul, executive director of Support Services Division at ET, said: “The memorandum will ensure the achievement of integration between the two parties, and develop and strengthen relations of cooperation, and coordination of legal procedures and systems in force, in accordance with the strategic plans of both.”
For her part, Eng. Mariam Obaid Al Muhairi said: “The Municipality is committed to fostering cooperation, alliance and coordination between the public and private sectors. Partnerships between the government and private companies provide benefits and advantages to the community, enabling us to achieve customer happiness, using the latest applications with high international standards.”

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