KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 2,500 statisticians from all over the world are expected to attend the 62nd World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute (ISI WSC), here in 2019.

Chief executive officer of the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Datuk Zulkefli Sharif said in a statement that the congress would be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) organised jointly by the Malaysian Statistics Department, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Malaysian Statistics Institute with the support of MyCEB.

“Hosting the prestigious congress would draw international focus to Malaysia with the presence of delegates comprising statistical science experts from all over the world who would be participating.

“This could boost the tourism industry and the Malaysian economy in general,” he said in a statement, here today.

In addition, Zulkefli said the success in bringing the Statistical Science Congress held biennially to this country represented a major achievement besides boosting the country’s role in the development of statistics science.--BERNAMA

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