REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NATIONAL LAND SERVICE VISITED THE NORVEGIAN MAPPING AUTHORITY
On September 17-20, representatives of the National Land Service paid a working visit to the Norwegian Mapping Authority "Kartverket". This is the first visit according to the international cooperation project "Exchange of knowledge and best practices related to the modernization of activities in the fields of land management, electronic registers, geodesy, cartography and spatial data sets between the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania and the relevant Finnish and Norwegian authorities."
Laimonas Čiakas, Director of the National Land Service, Zita Kvietkiene, Director of the Land Management and Administration Department, Ruslanas Golubovas, Head of Public Relations Department and Eugenija Šleiterytė-Vilūnienė , Chief Specialist of Geodesy and Real Estate Cadaster Department of the Department of Geodesy and Land Use Control visited the Norwegian institution. The purposes of the NLS representatives was to get acquainted with the work of the Norwegian Mapping Authority "Kartverket" and the cadasters and registers operating in the country, as well as geodetic and cartography activities, to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the operating systems and to explore the possibilities of adapting the most up-to-date methodologies in the activities of the National Land Service.
In the Kartverke, representatives of the NLS became acquainted with the main activities and achievements of the Norwegian institution, visited the Kartverket Museum, inspected the permanent GPS station control center and got acquainted with the specifics of geodesy and work with maps.
Heads of institutions Laimonas Čiakas and Anne Cathrine Frostrup discussed further possibilities for developing cooperation between the institutions in initiating projects funded by the Nordic-Baltic Mobility and Networking Program for Public Administration and other funds.