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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Singapore Partners with Sri Lanka on Urban Planning Programme

Singapore is set to partner with Sri Lanka in the development and management of infrastructure in the South Asian nation. The Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE), Temasek Foundation, the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Sri Lanka’s Ministry of...

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Sri Lanka Holds National Conference of Geo-informatics

The Centre for Research and Development (CRD) of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development held its initial National Conference on Geo-informatics (GIS) with a view of sharing knowledge and to create interest and awareness among those...

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Sri Lanka Uses GIS to Track Railways

The Centre for Research and Development which is under the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development has been working on developing a Geographic Information System (GIS) for tracking trains and mobile elements, the Media Director of the...

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Sri Lanka to Set Up a National Program to Coordinate Geospatial Information

Sri Lanka is taking measures to set up a national agency to coordinate geospatial data and information acquired by different agencies. The government says that use of reliable geospatial information, which could exactly indicate the geographic location...

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Surveyors of Sri Lanka Launch a Three-Day Strike

Sri Lanka Government Surveyors' Union has launched a trade union action to press the government to grant solutions to their service issues. Accordingly, the surveyors will report sick in protest from today, August 13 to August 16,...

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Sri Lanka Uses Google Earth as a Storytelling Tool

The old adage says that a 'picture tells a thousand words'. And by using just two satellite images from Google Earth, taken two months apart, a citizen journalist has been able to tell the story of the...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Sri Lanka Readies for Aerial Geophysical Survey to Assess Mineral Wealth

In a significant boost to proposed foreign investment in exploiting Sri Lanka’s sub-surface mineral wealth, the government is contemplating conducting a fresh aerial geophysical survey after a span of more than 50 years. "We are awaiting the...

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

India Joins Hands with Neighbors for Sustainable Development

Joining hands with its South Asian neighbours Sri Lanka and Pakistan, India has appealed to the United Nations to ensure that economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental protection remain in the core of its efforts in achieving...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Sri Lanka, UN to Improve Disaster Management through Open Data

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) signed an agreement for digital data dissemination, the first of its kind between the Government and the UN, which will...

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Importance of Marine SDI Demonstrated in Sri Lanka

The importance of the theoretical and practical aspects of hydrographic database design and management to support the development of marine, national and regional spatial data infrastructures (SDI) was again demonstrated by delegates attending the second in a...

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