Standardization: Boosting Prosperity, Enhancing Sustainability in the Gulf

27000 Gulf Standards and Technical Regulations

The Gulf Standardization Organization is celebrating the Arab Standardization Day alongside other Arab standardization bodies on March 25th. This year’s celebration is being held under the slogan “Standardization for a prosperous economy and a vibrant and sustainable society.”

Saud bin Nasser Al-Khasibi, Chairman of the GCC Standardization Organization, emphasized the importance of standardization in developing lifestyles and supporting the quality of life in societies. He highlighted the role of standardization in enhancing sustainability by establishing legislation, regulations, and standard specifications for environmentally responsible practices.

The organization works in cooperation with national standardization bodies and international organizations to develop Gulf standard specifications and technical regulations. These efforts aim to support a prosperous economy and a vibrant society by ensuring public safety, environmental protection, facilitating trade exchange, and supporting the Gulf economy.

Al-Khasibi emphasized that standardization activities help improve the quality of goods, products, and services by ensuring competition between producers, protecting consumers, and supporting national products. Standardization also plays a crucial role in achieving a prosperous economy by improving the quality of products, reducing technical barriers, and enhancing sustainability through environmentally responsible practices.

The organization has begun coordinating with member states on implementing technical regulations to conserve water resources and ensure their sustainability. Al-Khasibi expressed gratitude to international, regional, and national organizations in the field of standardization as well as the Arab Organization for Industrial Development, Standardization

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