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Caid Essebsi receives Geo-Tunis 2017 steering committee

President Beji Caid Essebsi received Thursday President of the Tunisian Association of Digital Geographic Information and the Euro Arab Union of Geomatics Mohamed Ayari who was accompanied by a delegation of the steering committee of the international scientific symposium on geospatial and geometric information Geo-Tunis 2017 held on April 25-29 in Hammamet.

Ayari briefed the President of the Republic about the 11th edition of Geo-Tunis and its main themes focusing notably on the national security challenges in Tunisia and in the region and the role of geographic information systems in the achievement of sustainable development and security in its comprehensive conception (food and water security, computer security, counter terrorism and organised crime), a Presidency of the Republic press release reads.

The Head of State pointed out the importance to organise such vanguard scientific events and reaffirmed support to the action of the Tunisian Association of Digital Geographic Information that helps raise public awareness about the imperative to effectively preserve the foundations of national security.

President of the Arab Union of Surveyors Sarkis Fadous presented Caid Essebsi with the Union’s grand shield as a sign of consideration for his support to scientific research and his role in the reinforcement of the national security in Tunisia and in neighbouring countries, the same source added.

Source: TAP News Agency

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