Gulf Technical Committee for Food, Agricultural Standards Meeting Wrapped Up in Doha

The 34th meeting of the Gulf Technical Committee for Food and Agricultural Standards, which lasted for two days, wrapped up on Thursday. It hosted by Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology (QS), in cooperation with the Standardization Organization for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.

Director of Standards and Metrology Department at QS and Chairman of the Committee Eng. Jabr Mohammed Al Nuaimi indicated that the meeting discussed over the course of four sessions important issues related to the food and agricultural specifications of the countries of the GCC, pointing out that the meeting represented a valuable opportunity to discuss the challenges facing this important and vital sector in the GCC countries.

He added that the meeting also discussed a number of issues related to food and agricultural specifications, the most important of which are the electronic systems for new and updated specifications, and the electronic system for the dictionary of technical terms in Arabic and English on the Gulf Standardization Organization website, within the electronic services package provided by the organization. They also discussed the level of implementation of the projects of the committees plan for the year 2023, projects from previous plans, and the participation of member states in the activities and international committees corresponding to the work and activities of the committee.

Eng. Jabr Al Nuaimi expressed his happiness that the meeting was an opportunity for cooperation and exchange of ideas and opinions among the members of the committee to work on improving the standards applied in the food and agricultural standards sector, and that the discussions were effective and fruitful, which made the meeting a success.

It is worth noting that the agenda of the meeting included a discussion of the draft update of the technical regulations for energy drinks GSO standard no.1926 and reviewed the decisions and recommendations for topics related to the work of the committee issued by the General Committee for Standardization (38) and the Technical Council (54) and topics referred by the GSO, and other important topics.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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