First-ever 'digital population census' need of time, to ensure transparency : Spokesperson.

ISLAMABAD -- Spokesperson of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Muhammad Sarwar Gondal Thursday said that Pakistan's first ever digital population census was need of the time which would bring transparency in the process and would help in formulating targeted policies for equal distribution of resources.

"The statistics on the population and housing census would give a true picture of the current population in the country", he said while talking to a private news channel.

Without digital and timely conduction of population census, the resources' distribution amongst various areas of the country will not be ensured,' he further mentioned.

In order to make the exercise successful, the media and public cooperation will be of great importance, he stressed.

Replying to a question, he explained the process that the census process is divided into two parts, in the first part the citizens have been given the option to self-enumerate through the specially designed...

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