The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the collaboration in the field of official statistics.
The MoU was signed by H.E. Ambassador Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General of SESRIC, and Dr. Fahad Bin Sulaiman Al Tekhaifi, President of GASTAT of Saudi Arabia.
The agreement aims to strengthen the cooperation between the two institutions in the field of official statistics through the exchange of administrative, technical and advisory expertise related to their statistical works and programmes.
The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the 50th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, scheduled to take place on 5-8 March 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York, USA.