The Agency on statistics held a press conference with representatives of the media.
On January 16, 2018 the press conference with representatives of the media was held in the Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The press conference was attended by the representatives of NIAT Khovar, newspapers and news agencies: Jumhuriyat , Sadoi Mardum, Halq - Ovozi, Payomi Dushanbe, Asia Plus, Tojikiston, Faraj, Avesto as well as the representatives of TV channels: Tojikiston, Jahonamo, Safina, Bakhoriston, Dushanbe and the representatives of radio: Tojikiston, Khovar, Ovozi Tojik and Sadoi Dushanbe.
Prior to the press conference, the journalists were provided with the press releases on the socio-economic situation of the Republic of Tajikistan (in Tajik and Russian languages) as well as on the activities of the state statistics bodies of the Republic of Tajikistan in 2017.
The press conference was opened by the Director of the Agency on statistics, Ms. Hasanzoda Gulnora, who presented the results of the activities of statistical bodies in 2017 and the tasks for 2018. During the discussion of this topic, the press conference was also attended by the Deputy Directors of the Agency, heads of sector departments and divisions of the central offices and the Main Computing Center of the Agency on Statistics.
In general, the journalists asked questions on the following topics: the cost of the consumer basket; number of orphaned children; number of men and women of the Republic of Tajikistan in percentage; use of the official Agency website; number of women-scientists in the republic; number of residents aged 100 years or older, in the Republic of Tajikistan; violation of the order in the provision of state statistical reports and measures taken in relation to these cases; the average length of life in the Republic of Tajikistan, etc.
Representatives of the media were satisfied with the answers to their questions.
Such events conducted with the participation of representatives of the media and users of statistical data will improve the transparency and quality of work in the preparation of statistical data.