Dar directs Statistics Division, PBS to take steps for credible census next year
Finance Minister also directs to take all necessary steps to start 6th National Census on March 15.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has directed Statistics Division and Pakistan Bureau of Statistics that every effort should be made to ensure credible and transparent national census next year.
In a statement, he directed to take all necessary steps to start the 6th National Census on March 15 as decided by the Council of Common Interests.
The Minister highlighted that reliable data gathered from the census will play a vital role in adequate planning, policy-building, and effective delivery of services to the people.