Undersecretary of Commerce Affairs Mr. Nader Al Moayyed inaugurated the World Standardization Day under the slogan of “Specifications make cities smarter” which is organized by Standardization & Metrology Directorate at the Bahrain Financial Harbour Gate.
On this occasion undersecretary said that the ministry is keen to participate with the countries of the world in celebrating the World Standardization Day which falls on the 14th of October of each year.
He also confirmed that the Ministry of Industry, commerce and Tourism has many successful local experiences towards smart cities, both at the level of national programs such as energy efficiency for air conditioners or lamps, or Gulf programs such as s requiring fuel efficiency for vehicles and energy efficiency for tires. There is also Gulf Construction Code, that final draft has been completed and will be adopted at the local level and will support urban development in line with global developments in sustainable buildings.
He added that this occasion is an opportunity for the Ministry to intensify its media programs on the importance of standard specifications in various aspects of life.