Timely statistics serve as basis for sustainable development: PM
News Desk || risingbd.com
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (file photo)
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “I believe that accurate, reliable and timely statistics serve as the basis for sustainable development planning and decision-making and help us understand the changing world.”
The premier on Friday (February 26) said this in a message on the eve of National Statistics Day.
“Data availability has been identified as the most important challenge in monitoring sustainable development goals,” she said.
To address these challenges, BBS, as the national statistics agency, has been working tirelessly to provide data on 105 of the 231 indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, BBS is coordinating with other data providers, ministries, departments, agencies to provide up-to-date data, she further said._BSS.