E-Census 2020 Participates in Salalah’s Khareef Festival 2019

14 Jul 2019

The Electronic Census of PopulationHousings and Establishments 2020 is participating in Salalah's Khareef Festival 2019as part of their recently launched data update campaign“Your DataYour Identity”. Through its engagementE-Census 2020 will.....

The Electronic Census of PopulationHousings and Establishments 2020 is participating in Salalah's Khareef Festival 2019as part of their recently launched data update campaign“Your DataYour Identity”. Through its engagementE-Census 2020 will introduce people with the project and its objectives. Additionallyit will highlightthe importance of updating and completing informationto establish a comprehensivedatabase that contributes to the Sultanate’s sustainable development plans.
“The project has made great progress in data-matching phase. This has been possible due to the continuous support and cooperation of competent public and private sector authorities,” said Eng. Omar Al IsmailiDirector General of E-Census 2020. “Our participation aims to encourage community engagementand through itwe encourage peopleincluding residentscitizens and institutions to update their data. Thereforewe will be able to finalise an accurate and comprehensive national database,” he added.
Al Ismaili further emphasised that data is the real wealthusedto build modern societies. Its availability determines the needs of people and contributes to the creation of national strategies for socio-economic development in the Sultanate.
The National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) booth atthe festival will feature videos about the project's work mechanismits visual identity information to raise awarenessand the related authorities. The project requests citizens and residentsto update data such as the current residence addressfamily datadisabilityqualificationmunicipal licensesleasesactivity code location and issuing civil certificates including birth certificatesdeath and updating marital status.