Pakistan Burea of Statistics Ensures BISP of Support in Conducting Resurvey – November 02, 2017

Government of Pakistan

Benazir Income Support Programme

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Press Release

November 2, 2017

PAKISTAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS ENSURES BISP OF SUPPORT IN CONDUCTING RESURVEY

Islamabad (       ): A meeting was held between BISP and Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) at Ministry of Statistics. The meeting was attended by Secretary BISP, Omar Hamid Khan along with his team, Secretary Statistics Division Rukhsana Yasmin, Senior Consultant to PBS on Census 2017 Consultant Asif Bajwa and Chief Statistician Mehmood Akhtar.

The agenda of the meeting was to explore the avenues of mutual cooperation between BISP and PBS. BISP is gearing up for the national Roll Out of resurvey for National Socio Economic Registry (NSER) update and the organization intends to benefit from the experience and expertise of PBS in the wake of recently concluded census 2017.

Statistics Division’s experience of conducting recently concluded National Census was highly appreciated by the invitees and both sides agreed to share their relevant data for mutual benefit.

After detailed discussion on the matters of mutual interest, BISP and PBS agreed to extend cooperation on data sharing and digital mapping to each other which will be helpful to both.

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