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Caspian European Club holds business forum with State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent

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Baku, November 18, AZERTAC

Major aspects and lines of development in the field of standardization, metrology and patent have been discussed today at a business forum of the Caspian European Club held with participation of the Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent of Azerbaijan Ramiz Hasanov.

Addressing the meeting, Ramiz Hasanov spoke in details about the activity of the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent.

According to him, the State Committee is a state body implementing a policy of the state in the field of standardization, metrology, certification, accreditation and protection of rights for industrial and intellectual property facilities.

He also highlighted the activities of the Institute for Standardization and Certification operating under the State Committee. “Its major activity is to conduct a policy of the state in the field of standardization and certification.”

Mr Hasanov also said the state committee is a member of a number of international institutions and influential organizations in the field of standardization. “In particular, the state committee is a member of the Interstate council of the CIS countries for standardization, metrology and certification.”

Speaking to journalists, Mr Hasanov noted that there are about 900 national standards and 20,000 interstate and international standards adopted in Azerbaijan.

Speaking about metrology, he noted that the legislation in this field has been modernized this year. “The activity in this sphere is also regulated by specific orders of the government. The head of the state committee noted that Azerbaijan, through its membership in different international organizations, is represented in this area as well. The country is a member of COOMET (Eurasian cooperation of national metrological institutions).”

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Caspian European Club and SABAH group at the business forum. The document was inked by Chief Executive Officer of the Caspian European Club Telman Aliyev and head of the executive committee of SABAH Group Elchin Agakishiyev.

Chief Executive Officer of the Caspian European Club Telman Aliyev thanked Ramiz Hasanov for a constructive dialogue as well as for attention to proposals and requests made by the members of the Caspian European Club during the event. According to him, the member companies received answers for questions they are interested in, discussed ways of cooperation in this sphere.

He noted that a poll among the representatives of local and foreign companies operating in different sectors of economy has been launched at the website (http://www.caspianenergy.org) of the Caspian European Club since November 2. “The purpose of the poll is to study problems of entrepreneurs, which arise during the interaction with the government agencies,” he added.

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