WORKS MINISTRY EARNS THE ISO INTERNATIONAL CREDENCE CERTIFICATE
Works Affairs Undersecretary at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning Eng. Ahmed Al Khayyat stated that the Ministry’s Materials Engineering Directorate’s labs and the labs belonging to the Sanitary Engineering Operation & Maintenance Directorate have been granted the ISO International Credence Certificate 17025:2005 by the American IAS, following a number of intricate procedures that included technical assessment to works and processes performed at the labs.
Al Khayyat explained that the Ministry is committed to quality concept from a strategic perspective; as part of its plan to improve performance and ensure that labs adhere to international quality systems requirements. He also stressed that the ISO International Credence Certificate reflects the Ministry’s efficiency and capability to satisfy customers, increase productivity and minimize faults and resources wastage.
Materials Engineering Director Eng. Sameer Affouni stated that the Ministry signed a contract with Info Vision Consultancies, who has established a system targeting quality at the Ministry’s labs based on the ISO 17025:2005 requirements. Also, the Ministry’s labs previously underwent a complete upgrade to its systems, regulations and all administrative processes; in line with the standard requirements for the ISO 17025.