World Standard Day Celebrated In Kabul

KABUL: (MEP) – World standard day was celebrated yesterday by national administration for norm and standard here in Kabul.

This year the day was celebrated under motto “International Standards”.

In a ceremony held for celebration of the day first message of Mohammad Karim Khalili, second vice president was read out by Dr. Haidar Baseer, head for office of the vice president.

The message said, “Standards as a sector for identification of quality play vital role in contracts of domestic and international businesses, adding coordinated international standards can play key role in addressing technical obstacles of business, BNA reported.

Lack of coordinated standards for similar technology causes technical problems in the trade sector.”

The message also mentioned that at least from the start of establishment of national administration for norm and standard, such rules have been seriously cared of.

The organ has remarkably developed in various sectors as enhancement of capacity, making strategic planning and establishing effective systems for organizing of standards.

Following, Popal Popalzai, head of national administration for norm and standard spoke related to history of standards in Afghanistan and said, “250 standards including four construction standards have been provided in various sections so far, adding besides these standards, equipped labs have been set up in Hairatan, Aqina, Islam Qala, Torghundi, Nimroz and Shirkhan borders.

In the ceremony, Muzamil Shinwari, deputy for Ministry of Commerce, Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, Minister of Economy, Najibullah Ozhan, Ministry of Public Work and Mohammad Qurban Haqjo, head for chamber of commerce and industries also spoke related the role of standards in economy, commerce and life of people.

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