FIG President Stig Enemark attends International Seminar on Land Management

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 5-6 April 2008

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Deputy Minister for Land and Surveying Dr. Al Ruwaished, FIG President Prof. Stig Enemark, and Assistant Deputy Minister for Land and Surveying Muhammad Alrajhi who was hosting the meeting.

FIG President Stig Enemark attended the International Seminar on Land Management at the Ministry for Municipal and Rural Affairs, Deputy Ministry for Land and Surveying, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 5-6 April 2008.

The focus of the conference was to contribute to the development of basic land policy principles for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The land information policies and actual databases are already well developed under the Deputy Ministry of Land and Surveying; and the perspectives for developing a full land management system including a modern approach to land tenure, land valuation, and land use control are currently debated.

The seminar included a range of presentations from invited experts such as Prof. Holger Magel, Honorary President of FIG; Prof. Gottfried Konecny; Prof. Hans Knoop (all three from Germany), and Prof. Mushtaq Hussain from Fresno University, California, USA. The meeting concluded in a range of recommendations that the Ministry will consider and take forward.

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A nice example of urban regeneration in Riyadh.

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Riyadh city.

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The urban boarder of Riyadh city is all desert.

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Invited people at the seminar.


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