Emirates News Agency – International collaboration in standardization key to improving quality of local products: Sultan Al Jaber
Tue 20-09-2022 00:37 AM
ABU DHABI, 19th September, 2022 (WAM) — Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber has said that hosting the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Abu Dhabi aligns with the UAE Ministry of Advanced Industry and Technology (MoIAT) efforts to benefit from international expertise, showcase the country’s quality infrastructure and deepen partnerships with national and international entities concerned.
“Standardization is the cornerstone of a robust and highly competitive national industrial sector. At MoIAT, we are developing a legislative framework that supports national capabilities in this vital area as directed by the leadership of the UAE,” he said. he adds.
“Quality infrastructure,” he continued, “is one of the key elements of the UAE’s value proposition and is an important factor in the success of the ‘Make in the Emirates’ initiative. This initiative aims to achieve several objectives, including improving the competitiveness of national products at the local, regional and international level.
Al Jaber noted that international collaboration in standardization is “essential to improve the quality of our local products, as well as to achieve the objectives of the National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technologies”.