Agreement signed between Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority, Ministry of Science and Technology Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Agency of Standardization, Metrology, Certification and Trade Inspection, Republic of Tajikistan 

Karachi, December 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) and its Tajik counterpart Agency of Standardization metrology, certification and trade inspection (TAJIKSTANDART) on Wednesday signed agreement during visit of high level delegation led by H.E. Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan in Pakistan.

Mr. Zainul Abidin Director General, PSQCA and his Tajik counterpart (TAJIKSTANDART) signed bilateral agreement on December 14, 2022 at Islamabad. It is important to mention here that both the organization are the member of international community i.e. International Organization of Standardization (ISO), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) and Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC).

As per Policy of Federal Government and personal efforts of Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mr. Agha Hassan Baloch Agreement was signed. The aim of the Agreement is to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the fields of standardization, conformity assessment (testing, inspection, certification etc.), metrology, calibration and other related activities, with the common aim of learning from each other’s experience for mutual benefit and for facilitating mutual trade.

This Agreement will encourage both countries to harmonize their standards and conformity assessment procedures with respect to products, processes and services. Business community from both side can get useful technical information about standards, conformity assessment procedures applicable to product in either country. This Agreement will be helpful to remove technical barriers between two countries, indeed.

For more information, contact:
Media Adviser, PSQCA
Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)
Government of Pakistan
(Ministry of Science and Technology)
Cell No. 0333-2266957
Tel: (92-21) 99206546
Fax: (92-21) 99203919

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