ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan visited Survey of Pakistan (SP) in Rawalpindi the other day. Pakistan Surveyor General Major General Akhtar Jamil Rao briefed the minister about the department’s functions and achievements, a press release issued on Friday said.
The surveyor general informed about SP’s initiatives on the development of new generation geodetic datum of Pakistan after which Khurram took a round of various offices where highly technical work on digital geospatial data using remote sensing data was being done.
Minister was also apprised about SP’s pivotal role in the demarcation of all borders of Pakistan and progress on boundary pillars.
He acknowledged the department’s progress and future programmes while also appreciating its role in national security and development.