Muscat, The GCC Statistical Center today
inaugurated its spatial platform for sustainable development goals
(SDG) indicators for the GCC countries.
The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of Dr.
Abdul Latif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary General. He who
explained in his speech that the spatial platform for the GCC SDGs is
one of the tools by which the status of the GCC countries can be
measured in the path of achieving the SDGs.
Saber bin Saeed al-Harbi, Director General of the GCC Statistical
Center said that launching the spatial platform for SDGs indicators
comes within the Center's quest for diversity in methods of
dissemination and availability of data.
He added the platform aims to monitor progress towards
SDGs in the GCC countries and to support decision makers and policy
makers at the GCC level to facilitate inter-GCC comparisons.
He pointed out that the platform provides official statistics with
accuracy and credibility, including (100) indicators out of (241)
indicators of the SDGs, which are updated periodically within a system
of maps interaction tools and graphical display tools that help the
beneficiaries to flexibly use these data.
Source: Oman News Agency