Korean Company to Establish Land Information Management System in 4 Cities

Ministry of Urban and Infrastructure and the Korean Wavus Jv Company have signed a contract agreement for the establishment of Land Information Management System in cities of 4 regional states. Speaking during the contract signing ceremony, Urban and Infrastructure Minister Chaltu Sani said the main aim of the agreement is to bring about change in the country's land administration and help cities manage land by using state-of-the-art technology. The 30-million-USD project would be implemented in Bahir Dar, Adama, Hawassa and Sodo, it was learned. She added that 'the main strategic issues are bringing about change in our land administration system and helping the city administrations to manage their land by using state-of-the-art technology.' Wavus Jv company CEO, Kim Hak Sung said the first establishment of land Information Management system project in Africa, we believe that it will present meaningful challenges and great opportunities to us. He stated that the company will do its best to build a worl d class land information management system through active cooperation with local officials to increase the efficiency of land administration in Ethiopia and realize innovative improvements in the public service. Capacity building, document digitalization, establishing national and regional center for land information management system are among the works the company is expected to realize, it was learnt. Sung said 'since this project is the first establishment of land information management system project in Africa, we believe that it will present meaningful challenges and great opportunities to us." The contract agreement for the projet was signed between Urban and Infrastructure State Minister, Fenta Dejne, and Wavus CEO, Kim Hak Sung, today. Source: Ethiopian News Agency