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Training course in GIS field kicked off in Sana'a
[08/August/2009]


SANA'A, Aug. 08 (Saba) - A training course in field of Geographical Information System (GIS) (Geomedia) was started here on Saturday, organized Studies and Architectural Training Center of Historical Cities Preservation Authority.

The course, which is the first of its kind in Yemen, includes a field survey on the buildings and the various components in the historical cities.

General Director of the Center of Studies and Architectural Training Bashir al-Kina'ei told Saba that 15 Yemeni engineers are participating in this course in which four Yemeni specialized engineers trained by specialized Italian experts would lecture.

According to al-Kina'ei, the course aims at qualifying specialized engineers for conserving the historical cities because the lack of those engineers in Yemen in general.

This course is related to surveying the buildings and spaces for documenting the Old City of Sana'a, al-Kina'ei added.

He pointed that the course came within the preparations for the second phase of preservation of the historical city of Sana'a via conducting studies aiming at rehabilitation of the old historical city.

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