Workshop on Gulf system for conformity tracking

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with the GCC Standardisation Organisation, organised an introductory meeting on the Gulf conformity tracking system at the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI).
Sami bin Salim al Sahib, Acting Director-General of Standards and Metrology at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said the meeting aims at supporting the capabilities of the industrial and commercial
sectors, facilitating the flow of goods
between member countries’ markets, removing technical barriers to trade and providing safe products for all citizens in member countries.
The meeting included a number of working papers. Idris bin Hassan al Sinan from
the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, presented a working paper on the work of the Directorate-General for Standards and Metrology at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Ibrahim al Hashif, Head of the Notification Department and Acting Director of Standardisation Department of the GCC Standardisation Organisation, gave a presentation on the GCC Standardisation Organisation, as well as another presentation on the GCC system for conformity tracking.
It is worth mentioning that the Directorate-General for Standards and Metrology has started the mandatory implementation of the Gulf conformity tracking system in parallel with the implementation of the Gulf Technical Regulations for Electrical Equipment and Appliances since July 2017. — ONA

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