Pakistan to expedite satellite monitoring project

President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari asked the planning commission to expedite the project aimed at incorporating satellite monitoring of the development projects in collaboration with other related governmental agencies. He also asked for digitising the storage of land revenue maps in the pilot projects that have been undertaken, according to a report published in Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).The report said that the President asked them to provide the design monitoring system to the provinces for use as the data resource. He also asked for monthly presentations on progress of the strategic projects and new initiatives using satellite imagery. The President said this during a briefing at Aiwan-e-Sadr on use of satellite imaging as modern tool of transparency and eliminating corruption.The President said that the use of GPS technology and adoption of monitoring and evaluation system would help keep a check on quality and progress of developmental projects and counter corrupt practices and delays in implementations.


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