Minister of Economy Visits Dubai Statistics Center

Published March 17th, 2010 - 02:02 GMT

 His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, visited Dubai Statistics Center and reiterated the importance of integrating statistical work by establishing a common approach to be followed by various statistics centers in UAE. This will facilitate in building a centralized statistical database to support crucial decision making process, he said.

During the visit, Mr Al Mansouri evaluated the latest projects and programmes implemented by the center, and reviewed the status of several statistical methodologies. 

He was briefed on the latest technologies used in the center including the electronic statistical system which provides decision makers with intelligent tools to create reports and detailed statistics.

The system is connected with 50 important data sources of government departments and institutions, and aims to cover more than 100 in the near future.

Al Mansouri praised the remarkable achievements of Dubai Statistics Center. He said that his visit is aimed at strengthening relations between the local statistics centers in the UAE and supporting the National Statistics Center to be the umbrella of the federal statistical undertakings.

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