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Specifications and Measurements Directorate General /Symposium.

Muscat, Mar 12(ONA)--- Commerce and Industry Ministry, represented by The Directorate General for Specifications and Measurements (DGSM), organizes tomorrow (Tuesday) a symposium on accreditation, in cooperation with Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO).The symposium aims to shed light on accreditation and its importance. The symposium will discuss several issues, such as an introduction to accreditation and its place in quality infrastructure, International and regional accreditation and advantages of accreditation, accreditation system requirements, an introduction to AIDMO, Arab Accreditation (ARAC) and The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), enlightening on a project for assessment of capabilities and technical support for accreditation systems in states members of ARAC, and stories of success in accreditation. It is worth mentioning that accreditation is part of quality system, which is defined as an official decision by a neutral party, that is, conformity assessment party, represented in (labs, inspection authorities and certificate-granting entities) and meeting specific requirements. It has the technical competence to carry out specific works to assess conformity. ----Ends/MN/FS

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Date:Mar 12, 2012
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