Pakistan Bureau of Statistics announces the first phase of national census
The first phase of national census has been announced by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics to commence in March 2017.
Radio Pakistan made the announcement this Monday that the first phase of national census will be done simultaneously. This means it shall take place in all provinces together according to Asif Bajwa who is the bureau’s chief statistician. To ensure smooth and secure process implementation 45,000 security personnel have already been employed for services for the same.
The first phase in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa shall start from Peshawar and Mardan. Punjab’s start shall be from Faisalabad, Dera Ghazi Khan, and Sargodha while Sindh shall start from mains Karachi and Hyderabad. On the other hand, the federal capital of Islamabad shall also be surveyed first.