BANGALORE, India (March 2, 2011) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia awarded a Digital Mapping Project, covering five areas, Abha-Alkhamis, Al Dammam-Al Ahsa, Makkah-Jiddah-Taif, Al Madinah Al Monowarah-Tabuk and Al Qassim-Hael-Hafralbatin, to a consortium of two companies - Alfa, a company based in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia and Genesys International Corporation Limited ( www.igenesys.com), with its Headquarters in Mumbai. Genesys is executing Digital Orthophoto Processing, Cartographic Map Production and Project Management. Alfa, the lead partner, is carrying out Aerial Triangulation for the Project areas and providing local logistic support for the Genesys on-site mapping teams.
Incorporated in 1995, Genesys International is a global geospatial services provider to the Utility, Telecom, Energy, and Government sectors. With offices and partners in India, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa, and Australasia, they are uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive software, geo-data, consulting, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Systems Development and Integration solutions. Genesys is a Public Limited Company listed on the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India. Their ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001: 2005 certified production facilities are located at Bengaluru and Mumbai, India. Alfa is a company based in Riyadh which has interests in diverse sectors including the geospatial domain.
Mr Sajid Malik, Chairman and Managing Director of Genesys stated that, “It is an honour to be awarded a second project in Saudi Arabia”. [Genesys is also part of a consortium which was awarded the Saudi-Kuwait Border Demarcation Project in June 2010]. “We have been working in the Middle East for over a decade, and we look forward to working on other projects in the region with our business partners”. The Mapping Project, which started in November 2010, is scheduled to be completed by February 2012.
For more information, please contact:
Col J Jacob, VSM (Veteran) CP and CMS (ASPRS), FRSPSoc (UK)
President, Mapping and Remote Sensing Division
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