National Census imperative to ensure social and economic uplift: PBS

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (APP): Effective policy formulation, planning and decision-making ought to be based on extensive and authentic data/information and upcoming census will help the government to ensure overall social and economic prosperity. The decision for new census is a good one as figures about population and other sectors are crucial for social and economic development, an official source in Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said while talking to APP on Sunday.