Thursday, 21 Jan 2021
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO), recently.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry holds workshop on item security

MoCI organised a workshop on the ‘Integrated Project for the Implementation of the Legislative System to Control the Safety of Products in the GCC Common Market’ for member nations.

The 3-day occasion was held at Sheraton Oman Hotel with the participation of officials from the public and private sectors.

The project is aimed at analysing existing state of public policy for item security and producing suggestions for preparation of a common policy framework for item security in the sultanate.

The project will assist in enhancing optimal application of the legislative program to handle item security in the GCC frequent marketplace.

Ahlam bint Masoud al Marhoubia, acting director of conformity at the Directorate General of Standards and Metrology, mentioned, “This workshop was component of the preparations for the implementation of the pilot phase of the member states which is very first phase of the project.

During the workshop the project was presented to the concerned public and private sector organisations of the sultanate. A quantity of concerned government authorities of the sultanate discussed the integrated project to stick to up the application of the legislative program to handle the security of items in the GCC frequent marketplace.”

The Secretariat General of the Standardisation Organization for the Arab Gulf States had carried out a technical advisory study, which integrated a workshop on the legislative program and institutional framework to handle item security in the Gulf marketplace and marketplace survey in Riyadh, in September 2015.

During the workshop, presentations had been created on the greatest framework of the high quality infrastructure to implement legislative program to handle security of items in the Gulf marketplace.

A presentation on the progress of the draft of the Gulf program for security of the industrial items ready by the security program team was also created. Presentations had been also created by the participants of the member states on current systems and institutions involved in their current infrastructure.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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