Dar takes steps to accelerate census process

Mian Arshad

Islamabad—Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Saturday, directed Pakistan Bureau of Sta-tistics (PBS) to chalk out a revised Action Plan for holding the Census without undue delay.
Chairing a meeting to review arrangements for the planned Housing and Popula-tion Census-2016 , here the finance minister issued instructions for updated Plan to share it with the Council of Common Interest. He said it was resolve and endeavour of the government to hold census in a befit-ting manner ensuring its credibility and transparency.
The Chief Statistician, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) Mr. Asif Bajwa gave the meeting an update on the arrangements made so far by the Bureau and the level of preparedness of other related government bodies.

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