SESRIC


SESRIC and Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan sign MoA
 
Date : 13 February 2015 Venue : Astana Kazakhstan

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and Committee on Statistics (CS) of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between both institutions within the framework of the project titled “Integration of the ‘Tobacco Questions for Surveys (TQS)’ into the National Surveys in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States”. The MoA was signed on 13 February 2015 by Prof. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRIC, and Mr. Alikhan Smailov, Chairman of CS of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan.

During the implementation period, CS of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan will integrate the TQS into its national Household Survey of Standard of Living, to harmonize and standardize the monitoring of key tobacco control indicators for evidence-based policy making and promote sustainability through frequent collection of the tobacco use data.

For more information on TQS Integration Project, please visit: http://www.oicstatcom.org/tqs.php