The Supreme National Committee for the electronic census scheduled for 2020 on population, housing and establishments held its first meeting of the current year on Sunday (March 12, 2017) chaired by His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, the Minister of Heritage and Culture, who is also the President of the Supreme National Committee.
During the meeting, the Committee reviewed the topics on the agenda, including the preparedness of the ministries and various government units in undertaking the census, and the availability and status of their own databases.
The Committee also reviewed the timetable for the implementation of the e-Census 2020 project in accordance with the time period specified in the Royal Decree No. 15/2015. The Committee expressed their satisfaction with the workflow and the practical steps and initiatives taken so far, as planned earlier.
The Supreme Committee also discussed the key topics on the agenda and took appropriate decisions.