Arab Organization for Standardization and Metrology (ASMO)
Organisation arabe de normalisation et de métrologie
Organización Arabe de Unificación de Normas y Metrologia
12 Dec 1965, by an agreement approved by the D-XD0433 - Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU), as a specialized agency within the D-XD2903 - League of Arab States (LAS). First general committee session held 25 Mar 1968. Also referred to as Arab Organization for Standardization and Measures. Ceased to exist when merged with H-XD4088 - Arab Industrial Development Organization (AIDO) and H-XD7405 - Arab Organization for Mineral Resources (AOMR) to form D-XD1444 - Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO).
Assist in establishment and development of national standardization and metrology bodies in Arab States; coordinate standardization activities through preparation and adoption of unified standards and recommendations; unify symbols, methods of testing, analysis, measurements, calibration and quality control systems in member countries; coordinate activities with the corresponding international organizations and stimulate cooperation with them.
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General Committee (annual), consisting of delegations representing governments of active members, elects Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Rapporteur, who, together with Secretary-General, make up Executive Council. General Secretariat, consisting of Secretary-General, Assistant Secretary-General and heads of 5 divisions: Standardization; Metrology; Planning; Administration; Finance and Relations. Technical Committees, including: Technical terms and symbols; Food products; Chemical fertilizers; Textiles; Building materials; Petroleum products and Petrochemicals; Metallic products; Electrical equipment and appliances; Principles of engineering drawings and design; Codes of practice for building and construction; Food packing and labelling; Mechanical equipment instruments and apparatus.
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