A meeting in Baghdad on conducting census in Iraq for 2020
13 December 2018
Iraqi federal government in cooperation with UNFPA, held a meeting in Baghdad with foreign countries’ ambassadors in Iraq under The auspices of general secretariat of council of ministries.
A delegate from KRG headed by Minister of planning, Dr. Ali Sndi participated in the meeting, where he delivered a speech in which he highlighted reasons Behind not conducting censes in 2009 and 2010 in Iraq and the recent efforts of Iraqi federal to conduct censes in 2020. He also focused on a joint work between Iraq and Kurdistan region to perform this big project until it is accomplished.
It is worth to mention that the aim of the meeting was to ask for technical and financial support from foreign countries and UN organizations to support Iraq in preparatory works for census 2020