GCC-STAT COMMITTEE DISCUSSES, REVIEWS 2015-20 ROADMAP

The meeting of the GCC-Stat standing committee to discuss the preparations for the 2020 Harmonized GCC Population Census concluded on Tuesday.

The two-day meeting discussed the action plan and reviewed the 2015-20 roadmap. The meeting was also attended by representatives of national bodies of the member states, stated a press release. The meeting discussed and followed up on the recommendations of the previous meeting.

The action plan and data transfer tables in the other population and social statistics areas that were not covered earlier such as population statistics, health, education and other vital statistics were also dwelt upon.

It also touched upon the importance of training in the field of population and social statistics. The recommendations of working group of labour force statistics and related workshops were also reviewed.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY