According to NCC News, Dr. Ali Javidaneh, Acting Director General of the National Cartographic Center of IRAN (NCC), congratulated the birth of Jesus Christ (December 25) and also January 1, the beginning of the New Year in a separate message to 6 heads of international surveying associations.
Christian Heipke, the president of ISPRS, Simon Costello, the president of UN-GGIM-AP, Rudolf Staiger, the president of FIG, Tim Trainer, the president of ICA, Mathias Jonas, the Secretary General of IHO and Kusrav Nuziri, the Eco secretary general are the ones who received the message of Dr.Javidaneh.
The Dr. Ali Javidaneh's congratulatory message is as follows:
Happy birth of Jesus Christ, the messenger of peace and friendship!
Happy New Year 2022!
I avail myself of this opportunity to wish you and all people around the world a year full of health, wellbeing, peace and tranquility.
Considering the role of Geomatics and spatial information in today's world and its applications in various fields of human life, especially its effective role in identifying and solving recent problems caused by covid-19, I hope by collaborating together, we could take more tangible steps to maintain health and world peace , save human lives and generally improve living standards.
Acting Director General of National Cartographic Center (NCC)
Islamic Republic of IRAN
Editor : Hamed Moradian
Translator : Fatemeh Emadian Mehr