Federal govt mulls starting new census by August 31 next year.

ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has commenced work on holding the new population census in the country, media reported on Wednesday.

The federal government has mulled over starting the seventh census by August 31, 2022, however, the final approval will be given by the Council of Common Interest (CCI).

The Pakistan Board of Statistics (PBS) has sought the allocation of Rs23 billion worth of budget for holding the new population and housing census in the country.

It is important to mention here that the finance ministry had...

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