PBS directed for early completion of rural surveys

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ISLAMABAD, May 6 (APP): Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday directed Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) to complete the survey of Rural Areas as soon as possible so that the updated data is available to the decision makers for informed decisions.
In a meeting, the Chief Statistician, Asif Bajwa briefed the Minister about various activities of PBS.
He made a detailed presentation on the “Urban Rural Areas Frame Updation” Project and informed that the PBS surveyors have done most of the work of compilation of the digital map of the urban areas of Pakistan.