KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday formally opened the 6th national census by inscribing the allocated census number “One” on the State Guest House, his official residence in the metropolis.
On the occasion Census Commissioner and Federal Secretary, Statistics Department briefed the President about the arrangements made for the month long exercise in selected divisions of the province.
“The national census being conducted after a gap of almost 19 years is extremely important for national progress and development,” the President said addressing the officials present at the simple but impressive inaugural ceremony.
Expressing his satisfaction about the preparations, President Mamnoon Hussain appreciated the efforts made for the training of enumerators and associated staff involved in the exercise.
“I am confident that enumerators from different government departments will duly realize their responsibilities during the tedious yet extremely important exercise across the country,” he said. NNI