MINISTRY OF ECONOMY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

NATIONAL BODY FOR STANDARDS AND METROLOGY

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Memorandum of understanding

21/10/2022 News

On October 21, 2022, a meeting took place between Albert Babayan, Acting Director of "National Body for Standards and Metrology" CJSC of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, and Yelikbaev Kuanish, Chairman of the Technical Regulation and Metrology Committee of the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the joint meeting, the Parties emphasized the importance of cooperation expressing a desire to develop and strengthen cooperation in the field of standardization, metrology and conformity assessment. There was an exchange of ideas on the existing programs of the structures of the two countries, trends of further development.

During the meeting, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of standardization, metrology and conformity assessment was signed between the "National Body of Standardization and Metrology" CJSC of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and the Technical Regulation and Metrology Committee of the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The purpose of the memorandum is to improve mutual understanding in standardization, metrology and conformity assessment systems, eliminate technical barriers to trade, expand the flow of bilateral trade, maintain mutual economic and commercial interests, and protect the safety and health of Armenian and Kazakh consumers.

The basis of cooperation is the exchange of information and experience, bilaterally agreed recommendations, introduction of international standards, exchange of educational materials and training programs, provision of staff preparation and training opportunities, holding of expert meetings, seminars and conferences.