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LAHORE: (Monday, May 31, 2021): Punjab University Department of Space Science and National Engineering Services of Pakistan’s Water and Agricultural Division have signed a memorandum of understanding to achieve the goal of enhancing space-based geographic information system and satellite sensing applications, geospatial technologies and data development. In this regard, the agreement was signed at the PU Vice Chancellor’s office here on Monday. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed, Chairman Department of Space Science Prof Dr Syed Amer Mehmood, General Manger Water and Agriculture Division NESPAK Mansoor Ali, Director External Linkages Dr Sobia Khuram and others participated in the event. Both the parties would collaborate to improve the Geo-Spatial Database Development i.e. cadastre data and land-use development of Pakistan’s major cities, promote new technologies to achieve the maximum benefit of space applications in the field of satellite sensing and geographic information system for mapping the mega cities and developing the attribute data to facilitate various government departments for multipurpose analysis. Both the institutions would collaborate for writing joint research papers and publications.