Standards system project

Details of the organization
Saudi Standards, Quality and Metrology Organization (SASO)
Saudi Arabia
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Standards system project
The Saudi Organization for Standardization, Metrology and Quality is cooperating with many international organizations concerned with issuing standards as well as many government agencies and the private sector in issuing Saudi specifications in number of fields where the existence of these standards and regulations in Saudi Arabia helps to raise the efficiency and quality of products and protect the consumer from products of poor quality or that affect the public health and the environment and improve the efficiency of consumption of natural resources by reducing waste in the field of energy or raw materials in the industry. Standards System project was to create an online system, named Wasif, that enables manufacturers around the world who wish to market their products in the Saudi market to obtain product specifications and test methods in accordance with Saudi approved specifications. The system also provides the inspection authorities and laboratories to obtain the specifications to ensure that the products conform to Saudi approved standards
International implementation
Saudi Arabia
Completed from 15/02/2015 to 31/12/2019

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
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