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Seminar on “The History of Census in Pakistan: Case Study of 2017 Census”

The Department of History & Pakistan Studies arranged a seminar on “The History of Census in Pakistan: Case Study of 2017 Census” on September 26, 2018, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at FSL Seminar Room, Faculty Block-I, IIUI.
The Seminar started with the recitation of the Quran and after that Dr. Syed Akmal Hussain Shah, Seminar coordinator of the Department briefed about the seminar and introduced the guest speaker Mr. Habibullah Khan, Member Census & Surveys Committee, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Mr. Habibullah presented a comprehensive, informative and all-inclusive presentation covering the history of Census in Pakistan, its organization, conduction and methodology of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics regarding carrying out of the census. Moreover, the presentation was comprised on the analysis of the 2017 Census.
Following that was a fruitful question / answer session, in which the faculty members and the students participated. Dr. Mujeeb Ahmad, Chairman of the Department of History & Pakistan Studies presided over the seminar. The faculty members and students of the Faculty of Social Sciences also attended the seminar.