MoU signing between UN-HABITAT and Population Census Organization
UN-HABITAT and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with the co-coordination of the Population Census Organization of Pakistan (PCO) are working together in order to enhance and develop the capacity of the existing GIS system for the PCO Offices (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta) and train them in modern technology and latest GIS software.
UN-HABITAT Pakistan is implementing a comprehensive project titled “GIS Automation and Capacity Building for the Statistics Division at Federal and Provincial Census Offices” as part of the Joint Program (JP) Output- 1, Institutional Capacity of GIS Lab’s of PCO.
Chief Census Commissioner of Population Census Organization of Pakistan Mr. Khizar Hayat Khan and Country Programme Manager UN-HABITAT, Mr. Siamak Moghaddam signed the MOU on behalf of UNFPA. Mr. Armando (CTA Census) was also present during the occasion along with UN-HABITAT project staff, DG, JCC (G), Joint Census Commissioner (G) and officials from the PCO offices