April 20, 2024 4:32 am
27,000 Gulf Standards and Technical Regulations

On March 25th, the GCC Standardization Organization takes part in celebrating Arab Standardization Day along with other Arab standardization bodies. This year’s theme for the event is “Standardization for a prosperous economy and a vibrant and sustainable society.” Saud bin Nasser Al-Khasibi, Chairman of the GCC Standardization Organization, highlighted the importance of standardization in various aspects of life, including improving lifestyles, supporting quality of life, ensuring safety and sustainability, and enhancing sustainability.

Al-Khasibi emphasized 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 and requirements play a vital role in elevating the quality of goods, products, and services, promoting healthy competition, ensuring safety and quality, supporting national products, reducing technical barriers, and facilitating trade exchange. Additionally, standardization contributes to sustainability by preparing legislation and standard specifications for environmentally responsible practices and protecting the environment through waste reduction, energy efficiency improvement, and clean and renewable 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, regional

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