Some miscreants want to hinder census: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said all resources were being provided by the Federal Government to complete the process as it was a national agenda.
The next general election would be based on the census, but some miscreants wanted to sabotage the process, he said while chairing a meeting of the 7th Census Monitoring Committee to review the progress of the country’s first Digital Census.
The meeting was attended by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, chief secretaries of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, the National Database Registration Authority chairman, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) chairman and other representatives. Ahsan Iqbal said,”It is our responsibility to focus on this exercise by ensuring its transparency and accuracy.” The Federal Government would make the whole process successful by taking all the stakeholders on board. –Agencies