Bahwan Projects & Telecoms wins the

6 December 2015 - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Bahwan Projects & Telecoms [BPT], one of the flagship companies of Suhail Bahwan Group, won the "Best Exhibitor Award" at the recently concluded Oman Geospatial Forum held at Sultan Qaboos University. The award was given for the best stall design and for showcasing two of its major technologies in the field of Geospatial & Navigation brands BPT represents in the Sultanate of Oman.

In a custom-designed stall at the expo, Bahwan P&T displayed the latest, specialized survey-solutions equipment products from Leica Geosystems, Switzerland, and innovative GPS/navigation technology products from Garmin, USA.

Air Commodore Yaqoob Bin Saud Al Toobi, Head of National Survey Authority (NSA), Oman, along with Dr. Ali Said Al-Balushi, Head of Geography Department, Sultan Qaboos University and Mr. Saleem Al Hashmi, Director of Geospatial Information, NSA visited the BPT booth, where Mr. Yasser Mohammed Kheir, General Manager Bahwan Projects & Telecoms received the guests and explained the various products and solutions from Leica and Garmin on display.

Mr. Yasser Mohammed Kheir said, "Geospatial technology has become an important part of several sectors today and is being applied in most developmental projects across the Sultanate. As a pioneering and leading supplier of Geospatial systems and solutions in the Sultanate, Bahwan Projects and Telecoms has acquired a wealth of experience and expertise in executing turnkey projects. We are proud to have earned a solid customer base that includes government departments, contractors and consultants."

The Products on display from Leica Geosystems included Leica Nova MS60 Multi Station, Leica CS35 Captivate, Leica scan Station P40, Leica Viva GNSS Receivers, Leica Zeno 20 GIS Receivers, Leica Flexline TS06plus Total Station. Leica Geosystems creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and dependable services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

Products from Garmin on display included Garmin GPS with Camera Garmin Nuvicam, Garmin Nuvi 65, Garmin GPS MAP64S, Garmin Montana 680 and Fitness Segment included Garmin Vivoactive Fitness Smart Watch, Garmin Fenix 3 Fitness Watches.

Garmin manufactures and supplies navigational/ GPS products worldwide for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and fitness markets.

Representatives from oil and gas companies, various ministries, defence establishments, power and telecom companies, survey agencies, highways & transport authorities, national remote sensing agencies, survey authorities and cartographic centres, civil aviation authorities and geological and metrological departments visited the BPT stall and keenly watched the product demonstration.