Maldives Land and Survey Authority (MLSA) was established to centralize management of land Information and consolidate land research that was previously undertaken by different agencies of the government. The authority also has the mandate of regulating cadastral surveys, national mapping as well as establishing and managing the national geographic information system. The Maldives Land and Survey Authority is administered under Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure (MNPI). The mandate MNPI and MLSA can be found Here (Dhivehi).