CCI okays conduct of 7th population census


The Council of Common Interests on Thursday approved the conduct of the 7th Population and Housing Census and the establishment of the Census Monitoring Committee.

The approval was granted at the 49th CCI meeting, held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. While welcoming the chief ministers, the premier stated that the frequency of CCI meetings could be increased as per the demands of the provinces.

Imran Khan also congratulated CCI members on the establishment of CCI’s permanent secretariat, adding that it manifested a collaborative spirit between the federal and provincial governments.

He emphasised that the federal government is “fully committed to resolving national issues in consultation with all federating units and stakeholders”.

The CCI meeting approved the conduct of the 7th Population & Housing Census and approved the establishment of the “Census Monitoring Committee” which would oversee and monitor census activities to ensure expeditious, transparent, and credible census operations.


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