Saudi Arabian Standards Organization


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Saudi Arabian Standards Organization

An organization that oversees development of standards of quality for products, utilities and facilities in Saudi Arabia. It has the authority to enforce the standards it sets. It was founded in 1972. See also: ISO.
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An initiative of the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO), the King Abdulaziz Quality Award (KAQA) is presented to the candidate achieving the highest number of points in meeting the criteria set by the organization, which are: excellence of administrative management; most effective strategic planning; best recruitment of human resources, implementing best practices in managing vendors, partners and operational business; attention to customer services; effectiveness of information and information analysis systems, the companyCOs influence on society; and, finally, the companyCOs business results.
He said Saudi Arabia is a member of the International Standards Organization since 1998 through the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO).
Currently the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization and the Customs Department are making joint efforts to lay down the required specifications for the electrical appliances to be imported to the Kingdom and will start implementing them from next year," he said.
Commenting on the issue of writing the "date of manufacture" on milk products, the chairman of the National Committee for Fresh Milk Manufacturers at the Council of Saudi Chambers Muhammad Jan said: "The Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO) issued an order 20 years ago that said a manufacturing company should put the code of manufacturing, and not the date of manufacturing, on the package.
The directive follows the framework of an existing cooperation between the ministry and concerned agencies of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Saudi Arabian Standards Organization and Civil Defense Directorate.
Summary: JEDDAH: The number of institutions using quality marks in the Kingdom grew by 140 percent compared to what was targeted, said Commerce and Industry Minister Abdullah Zainal Alireza, who is chairman of the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO).
The fiberglass cylinder fully conforms to specifications required by the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO).
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