The Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS) was established during the First Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-I) held at Lahore on August 27-31, 1988 with the following objectives:
Bring together research workers and practitioners in statistical sciences from all over the world and in particulars from Islamic Countries through mutual exchange program,
Highlight the contributions of Muslim scholars to the development of statistical sciences.
Organize and strengthen a central information system by establishing data banks and centers of informtaion,
Associate statistically developed countries to help in developing and transferring of statistical technology to Islamic countries.
Promote the application of statistical sciences including computer and information technology in the development of Islamic Countries.
Promote the use of computer technology, robotics and artificial intelligence in Islamic Countries.
Establish training centers to promote statistical education.
Coordinate and unify to promote statistical education.
Organize conferences, seminars, colloquia, workshops, short courses, and any other means of communication helpful in exchanging scientific ideas