MDPS to celebrate Qatar Statistics Day today
06 Dec 2017 - 8:27
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) will mark today the Qatari Statistics Day, which aims at raising the awareness of society about the importance of relying on statistics in daily life in general.
The celebration, which falls on December 6 each year, also emphasises the statistics importance in policy formulation and monitoring progress in national development strategy to achieve Qatar National Vision 2030.
It reflects the importance of monitoring high-quality official statistical information and data, its role in conducting analyses, making informed decisions on the development and implementation of plans and policies for sustainable development in particular in all institutions of the State.
In addition, statistics help in the optimal implementation of the national development strategy at various stages and highlight the importance of cooperation and coordination between all parties in the state to build an integrated statistical system.
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics said that it seeks during the celebration of the Qatar Statistics Day to encourage students to take an interest in the field of statistics and to enter into the system of community partnership in order to build a modern statistical system that meets the needs of national and international users.
The ministry said it also aims to invite all innovators and creators in the fields of statistics and ensure their involvement in the development of statistical and legal standards in order to improve data quality and its use at the developmental level through the use of the best innovations in the fields of contemporary technology.