Grand public awareness walk on 7th national census held


A Grand Public Awareness Walk was organized in Peshawar by Census Division Islamabad and Bureau of Statistics Peshawar with the support of the Provincial Department of Local Government, Elections and Rural Development to raise mass awareness on the importance of 7th National Census being held early next year in the month of February.

The walk started from Census Office near State Life Building and passed through Fakhr Alam Road, Green Shadi Hall, State Bank Building and Cantt Railway Station whereas it ended at Press Club Peshawar.

People from all walks of life including government employees, traders, industrialists, religious scholars, lawyers, students and teachers participated in the walk. During the walk, the participants held placards in their hands highlighting the importance of the 7th national and the country’s first digital census.

Deputy Director General of Census Division Shaukat Ali, Census Commissioner Akhtar and Secretary Coordination and Elections, Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Sajid Gul addressed the participants at the end of the walk, who besides clarifying the importance and usefulness of the ensuing national census, urged them to endeavor their best.