The government of Ethiopia has been carrying out preparations to conduct the 4th population and housing census in the upcoming three years, Minister of Plan and Development, Fisum Assefa disclosed.

The House of Peoples Representative has today evaluated the nine months performance report of Ministry of Planning and Development.

On the occasion, the minster told the standing committee that currently preparations are underway to conduct the 4th population and housing census over the coming three years.

The Minister also explained about the key activities carried out during the past nine months in her performance report.

The minister added though preparations were made previously to conduct the census with international standard in the entire country, it was not implemented due to problems the country encountered.

According to the minister, population and housing census is one of the key priorities in the preparations of development and investment plans to be implemented over the coming three years.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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