Muscat, The 25th meeting of the Gulf Technical

Committee for Standards Sector was held today at the Ministry of

Commerce and Industry. The meeting was attended by a number of

member states of the GCC countries.

The Sultanate chairs the committee and its technical secretariat,

represented by the Directorate General of Standardization and

Metrology in the Ministry of Commerce and industry. The meeting is

part of the committee’s annual plan to follow up the progress of the

Gulf standard specifications projects.

The meeting discussed a number of topics. It also reviewed the

comments of Member States on the draft specifications submitted for

adoption by the Committee for 2018. The meeting discussed 48 Gulf

standard projects and specifications prepared by members during the

past six months.

The Gulf Technical Committee for Standardization Sector is one of

the nine GCC committees formed by the Gulf Standardization

Organization. The aim of the committees is to prepare the unified Gulf

standards and technical regulations in the standards sector.

Source: Oman News Agency