ISLAMABAD: Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Monday has decided with consensus to reschedule the census because of commitments of security forces and ongoing operations.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired the CCI meeting which was also attended by the four provincial chief ministers in Islamabad.
It decided that new dates for the census will be given after consultation with the stakeholders.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reaffirmed the commitment to completely root out the menace of terrorism from the country. He said we respected the sacrifices being rendered by our security forces in the war on terror.
He said our armed forces were winning the war on terror and the day was not far when this menace will be uprooted from the country.