TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran ranked first in standardization of products among the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states, Deputy Head of the Iranian National Standards Organization Vahid Marandi Moqaddam said.
Addressing a seminar to appreciate exemplary standard units in Markazi Province, Mardani Moqaddam said that Iran has received top rank in standardization among the ECO states thanks to serious attention to upgrading quality of products.
He said Iran has also gained the second rank in standardization among the Muslim states and is working to implement the 1404 Horizon Objectives to gain top rank in standardization in the Middle-East, the Islamic republic news agency reported.
The Iranian official added that in terms of international standards Iran has been able to receive the 29th rank and presence in more than 200 world ISO standard technical committees as observer and activity of six ISO standard secretariats in Iran testify Iranian higher objectives for quality promotion of commodities and services.
Mardani Moqaddam noted that promotion of Iran’s status in international standard system would have many benefits for the country.
ECO is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member states.
In 1992, the Organization was expanded to include seven new members, namely: the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Republic of Uzbekistan.
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