February 2023: Vietnam at ISO Asia-Pacific Forum: Excellence brings prosperity

Post by: Yến Hoa Ngô Kiều - Post date: Thursday, Mar 2, 2023 | 9:22 - View count: 672

At a recent meeting of the ISO Asia-Pacific Forum, Dr. Ha Minh Hiep, Acting Deputy director general of the General Department of Standards, Metrology and Quality (STAMEQ), presented a presentation to member nations of the ISO in the region. Asia-Pacific with the slogan: Prosperity comes from quality.

The main content of this Forum revolves around the topic: How ISO member countries maintain compliance with the policies of the ISO Organization, together with Vietnam, the Australian Standards Agency (SA) and the National Assembly. Nepal Standardization Authority (NBSM) participated in the presentation at the Forum.

Dr. Ha Minh Hiep briefly presented the process of formation and development of STAMEQ, highlighting 06 main projects submitted to the Government of STAMEQ in the period of 2022 – 2030, specifically: the Draft Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Standards and Technical Regulations; Draft Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Product Quality; Project “Converting the number of industries to Standards, Metrology and Quality by 2025, with orientation to 2030”; National metrological standard development plan to 2035; Project “Development of national quality infrastructure in the direction of concentration, unity, synchronization and international integration”; National Standardization Strategy to 2030.

The Acting Deputy director general of the General Directorate of Standards, Metrology, and Quality further confirmed that the TCVN and QCVN systems have actively contributed to boosting productivity and product quality in light of STAMEQ’s accomplishments during the previous five years. Vietnamese goods and products guarantee the safety of people and the environment, boost exports, and make it easier for Vietnam to conduct business abroad.

Also, the current system of legal documents on measurement is the most thorough and stringent ever, not only accommodating the nation’s intermittent wants for development but also keeping track of advancement. globe science, support global trade, and stay current with global standards.

STAMEQ also thanks for the support and hopes that ISO will continue to help and create conditions for Vietnam as well as developing member countries to participate more deeply in ISO.

The ISO’s Next Generation Award, which honors and recognizes young professionals from ISO member bodies who are active in standardization toward sustainability and the value of the partnership, as well as an update on the SMART Program (Standard for machine/smart device to read-translate), were also briefly updated at the forum.