President Hakainde Hichilema visits the ZamStats desk at the 2022 Zambia International Trade Fair
The Zambia Statistics Agency (ZamStats) has assured President Hakainde Hichilema that it is ready for the 2022 Census of Population and Housing that is scheduled for 18th August to 14th September 2022.
ZamStats Interim Statistician General Mulenga Musepa said this when the Head of State toured the ZamStats desk at the ongoing Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Ndola.
Mr Musepa informed the President and his entourage that the Agency is currently training the District Census Coordinators to oversee the census processes in the districts and added that census equipment such as bicycles and motorbikes have been dispatched to the districts in readiness for the census.
The Zamstats Interim Statistician General took advantage of the head of State’s visit to the ZamStats desk to share on milestones made towards conducting the 2022 Census.
And President Hichilema emphasized that his administration placed premium importance on 2022 Census as this was key to provision of timely relevant information for national policy formulation.
President Hichilema said he looked forward to a successful 2022 Census exercise to help government plan well for national development.
The 2022 ZITF under the theme ‘ promoting value addition for sustainable growth’, was officially opened by President Hakainde Hichilema.