Foundation of all our development goals is accurate statistics
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 8:34
President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a message to mark World Statistics Day 2015 which falls today said the future will always be on the right path, if it is based on the correct path at present.
Therefore, new source of statistics, authoritative statistical methods, new technological knowledge and use of statistical systems are essential preconditions for taking the country in the path of speedy development.
The message further stated and added: in essence, the foundation of all our development goals is accurate statistics".