LAHORE The Government College University Lahore, Department of Geography and University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) in collaboration with the Penn State University, USA have conducted a five-day training workshop on The Application of GIS and GPS Technologies in Public Health Significance. Participants from all over Pakistan including Balcohistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the training course which was spread over 15 technical sessions. The participants also met GCU VC Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman at the closing of the workshop which was aimed at equipping the participants in geographical data collection and mapping through latest technologies. Talking to the participants, Prof Dr Khaleeq-ur-Rahman said international seminars, workshops and conference provided a platform to students, teachers and scholars to exchange views, ideas and research and such interactions are beneficial for the development of science in Pakistan. The VC also congratulated GCU Geography Department Chairperson Ali Iqtadar Mirza on successfully completing a course on Geo-Spatial Mapping and Data Analyses from Penn State University, USA.