Riyadh, 30/5/ 1442 H, according to December 15, 2020 AD, SPA
The Governor of the Real Estate General Authority (REGA), Mr. Issam Ibn Hamad Al-Mubarak and the President of the General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information(GASGI), Dr. Bandar Ibn Saleh Al-Muslamani, signed a memorandum of cooperation to benefit from geospatial data, information and services.
The memorandum strengthens cooperation between the two agencies in a way that serves their efforts to regulate governmental and non-governmental real estate activity, supervise and develop it, increase its efficiency and encourage investment in it, and achieve integration between the two authorities for an effective implementation of the governance of the real estate sector and increase the effectiveness, empowerment and sustainability of the real estate market, and the cooperation of the two sides in their field of competence in inventorying real estate and taking the necessary measures To record real estate, document and save it in a geographical database supported by all relevant data and information that enable the protection of real estate and increase its reliability and issue reports that support the decision and assist in developing development plans and cooperation to raise the level of planning for joint actions, unify efforts to avoid duplication, and raise the efficiency of government spending, And cooperation in the field of survey and geospatial projects, data governance, and work on using the national spatial reference to become a unified reference for all geospatial data.
The GASGI works to organize the survey, geospatial information and imaging sector related to geospatial survey and information in the Kingdom, and upgrading, supervising, and monitoring it in order to achieve quality and improve performance, maintain security aspects, approve and develop the national geospatial infrastructure, and provide data, products, services, electronic applications, and topographic and aerial maps.
The memorandum of cooperation aims to rehabilitate and train national cadres working in the surveying sector, including engineers, and those interested in the area of surveying through the programs of the Saudi Real Estate Institute, providing consultations, supporting research activities for both parties, enhancing efforts to introduce the products of both parties, and raising community awareness.
The memorandum comes within the framework of the quality partnerships that the REGA undertakes with governmental and non-governmental agencies. To enhance the real estate sector, raise the efficiency of its performance, maintain its sustainability, serve its partners, facilitate access to information and cadastral data on land and real estate properties, and raise the level of sector transparency.