Doha, – The Directorate of Standards and Metrology at Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology has completed the study of 502 draft standard specifications and technical regulations in preparation of Qatari, GCC, Arab and international standard specifications.

In this regard, 53 standard specifications and 45 technical regulations have been submitted for approval.

In a press release on Sunday, the Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology said the issuance of technical standards and regulations comes to boost the significant role played by technical specifications, standards and regulations to maintain health and safety of the consumer and improve the quality of commercial products.

The release stressed the Directorate of Standards and Metrology’s keenness to prepare and issue national standard specifications with an international or regional reference to develop the requirements and standards of goods, products and services.

These steps would serve the national economy to meet the needs and requirements of the local market, especially the trade and industry sectors, as well as to enhance the competitiveness of national industries, providing them with greater access to global markets.

The release said that the 502 standard specifications and technical regulations included food, agricultural, construction, electrical, electronic, metallurgical, mechanical, chemical, textile, oil and gas, measurement, calibration, information technology, transport, distribution of water and electricity as well as health sectors. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency

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