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Belarus, South Korea to develop joint projects in geoinformation technology

Society 20.09.2019 | 13:50

MINSK, 20 September (BelTA) - The National Cadastral Agency of the Belarusian State Property Committee and Korea's LX Corporation considered the prospects for joint pilot projects in Minsk, BelTA learned from the press service of the committee.

The parties discussed cooperation in the development of geoinformation technologies in the administration of territories and the possibility of creating digital twins for smart cities in various regions of Belarus.

The State Property Committee recalled that the parties signed a memorandum at Smart GEO Expo 2019 in Seoul. The memorandum formalizes the parties' agreement to promote cooperation, to exchange strategies and technologies in the field of cadastre and land administration, develop innovative technologies and provide support for the building, analyzing and utilizing of spatial information, creating digital twins for smart cities and other areas. The memorandum provides for consultations, meetings, joint symposia and workshops and also joint research, exchange of human resources, provision of geodetic instruments and computer equipment.

Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, or LX Corporation, fulfills the role of the national agency of Korea in handling spatial information. The predecessor, established in 1977, was responsible for national cadastral surveys, protection of the property rights of the people for 38 years. The company provides operational and accurate survey services and various cadastral spatial data services.

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