In the morning, December 05, 2018, in Ha Noi, the General Statistics Office (GSO) had a courtesy reception for the Delegation of Myanmar Central Statistical Organization (CSO) led by Mr. Than Zaw – Deputy Director General of CSO, Ministry of Planning and Finance, Myanmar to visit and work with the GSO. Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong, Deputy Director General of the GSO, chaired the reception. The reception was attended by representatives of the leadership of related units under the GSO. The Myanmar delegation will work with the GSO in three days December 05-07, 2018.
At the reception, leaders of the two sides introduced the overview of two countries’ statistical activities. Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong, Deputy Director General of the GSO, expressed her pleasure to welcome the delegation to visit and work in Vietnam. She believed that this study visit to the GSO by Myanmar CSO is a good opportunity for the two agencies to share more information about the statistical activities of the two countries, learn from each other to jointly develop and build a strong ASEAN community.
The working program focuses on the following contents: (1) Overview of Vietnam’s Statistics Law 2015 and Statistics Law advocacy and communications; (2) Overview of Viet Nam’s sustainable development goals (SDGs); (3) Use of administrative data in statistical activities; (4) GSO’s Statistical Information System Management; (5) Statistical data production process (collecting, processing, analysing and diseminating statistical data); (6) Data sharing and coordination mechanism between the GSO and ministries, line-ministries, among GSO’s units, between the GSO and provincial statistical offices (PSO); (7) Viet Nam Household living standard survey (VHLSS) and Economic Census 2017.
Also in the framework of this study visit, on December 07, 2018, the Myanmar CSO delegation will visit and work with Thai Binh Provincial Statistical Office to learn about Thai Binh PSO’s organization structure, operation mechanism between the GSO and PSO, and surveys conducted by PSO.
Some images from the courtesy reception for the Delegation of Myanmar CSO:
|Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong, Deputy Director General of GSO, delivered the welcoming remarks to the Delegation of Myanmar CSO|
|Mr. Than Zaw , Deputy Director General of Myanmar CSO delivered a speech at the reception|
|Participants took a commemorative photo|
|Overview of the reception|