MoIAT and JSMO sign MoU, strengthen collaboration on standards to enhance mutual industrial and economic growth

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  • Date: 22-Sep-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Industrial
  • Country: UAE
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MoIAT and JSMO sign MoU, strengthen collaboration on standards to enhance mutual industrial and economic growth

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) to strengthen ties around standards, regulations, conformity assessment, specifications, and national hallmarks. The MoU aims to facilitate industrial, trade and economic growth in both the UAE and Jordan.

The MoU was signed by His Excellency Omar Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology, and Eng. Abeer Barakat Al Zuhair, Director General of the Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization, on the sidelines of the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) Annual Meeting being held in Abu Dhabi.

Her Excellency Dr. Farah Al Zarooni, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for the Standards and Regulations Sector at the ministry, was also present at the signing ceremony.

Vital partnerships

His Excellency Omar Al Suwaidi said the MoU embodied a common vision and strong relations between the UAE and Jordan, especially in the fields of industrial and economic cooperation.

“The UAE’s industrial sector contributes greatly to the national economy, and the ministry is committed to increasing this contribution through the application of the best international practices to enhance quality infrastructure in partnership with regional and international standardization bodies,” he said.

His Excellency continued: “The