The statistical sector is witnessing a transformation process aiming to cope with the national and international changes
All government and private sectors, who have a relation with the statistical work in a way or another, confirmed that the transformation happening in the statistical sector is moving forward in a rapid and coordinated way to cope with all national and international economic changes. This was discussed in a workshop held in the central department of statistics in Riyadh with more than 30 representatives from different public and private sectors. The workshop aimed at engaging all partners and those who would benefit from the statistical products in the transformation process. In addition, it aimed at making a vision about the authority future products. Director of the central department of statistics dr. Fahad Altukhaifi asserted that the transformation to an authority will focus on two fundamental factors; clients and those who will benefit from the statistical products. The authority will try to increase the level of these products' quality in order to make them the strongest and first supporter for developmental decision making. Dr. Fahad added the statistical sector represented in its new identity " the authority" is looking forward to making effective collaborations with all sectors aiming to unify the official statistics source and issue them using excellent templates and services that enable people to get the required information. Dr. Fahad stated that the clients are the base of this transformation into an authority with an advanced level that is compatible with all development international standards.