PSA enjoins agencies to support, participate in 29th NSM celebration

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 8 – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) – Regional Statistical Services Office Caraga, in coordination with the Regional Statistics Committee (RSC), invites all agencies of the government, local government units, academic institutions, state universities and colleges, and the private sector to participate in the month-long 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration.

This year’s 29th NSM with the theme “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers:  Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development” reflects the relevance of statistics in achieving a sustainable and progressive tourism growth for the country and emphasizes the need for statistics to identify potential tourism havens and areas which require intervention.

All participating organizations, universities/colleges and units of the government are also requested to display the 29th NSM streamer/tarpaulin in their building facade throughout the month of October.

Recently, the PSA led the kick-off activity on October 2, 2018 through an opening program held at the Robinson’s Place Butuan.

The NSM is annually observed nationwide pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647, declaring the month of October of every year as the National Statistics Month.

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It aims to promote, enhance, and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of the society as well as elicit the cooperation and support of the general public in upgrading the quality and standards of statistics in the country. (PSA/PIA-Caraga)

Source: PIA Feed