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Standardization for a Sustainable Future: The GCC Standardization Organization’s Efforts to Promote Quality, Safety, and Environmental Responsibility

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 4, 2024
27,000 Gulf Standards and Technical Regulations

The GCC Standardization Organization is actively participating in celebrating Arab Standardization Day every March 25 alongside Arab standardization bodies. This year, the event carries the theme of “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 improving lifestyles, supporting quality of life, ensuring safety and sustainability, and enhancing sustainability.

Al-Khasibi highlighted that standardization is crucial in establishing legislation, regulations, and standard specifications to promote environmentally responsible practices. The GCC Standardization Organization has been collaborating with national standardization bodies in member states and international and regional organizations to develop Gulf standard specifications and technical regulations. Over 27 thousand Gulf standards and technical regulations have been issued to date, covering various goods and products.

Standardization activities play a vital role in elevating the quality of goods, products, and services by promoting healthy competition, ensuring safety and quality, supporting national products, reducing technical barriers, facilitating trade exchange. Additionally, standardization contributes to sustainability by preparing legislation and standard specifications for environmentally responsible practices such as waste reduction, energy efficiency improvement, clean energy promotion.

Al-Khasibi announced that the organization has begun coordinating with member states on implementing technical regulations to conserve water resources and ensure their sustainability. He expressed appreciation for the efforts of international organizations such as ISO (International Organization for Standardization) , regional organizations like ASTM (American Society for Testing Materials) , IEEE (Institute of Electrical

By Samantha Nguyen

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