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Saudi Arabia observes World Hydrography Day

June 20, 2021

JEDDAH — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia joined the world in observing the World Hydrography Day, which was adopted by the United Nations and observed annually on June 21, to enhance security and safety of navigation and maritime transport, especially in the protected international areas and seaports.

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) includes in its membership, besides Saudi Arabia, many other countries, as it works to coordinate the activities of the national marine survey offices, organize and coordinate marine maps and related documents, and choose effective and approved methods for the implementation and use of marine survey projects and their development, and technical methods used in marine sciences.

The Kingdom cooperates with organizations and bodies to provide marine maps and relevant data to facilitate navigation and port access, and to maintain the safety of navigation in marine areas, with the intensification of marine survey activities in light of public awareness of investing efforts in attracting national competencies and developing human resources to carry out its tasks and giving the marine survey the needed attention to attract high-level expertise. — SPA


June 20, 2021
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