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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SASO operations are complex, but primarily an exercise in information management.
The governor stated that SASO continuously updates policies and strategies to raise the level of quality of goods and products.
Air Marshal DC Kumaria, Director General Air (Operations) at Air Headquarters replaces Air Marshal Tyagi as the new SASO at SWAC in Gandhinagar.
Sasol ordinary shares, traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, may be accessed on the Reuter Equities 2000 service under SASO.
The SASO spokesman said the use of plastic bags in the Kingdom "greatly" surpasses international rates.
27 September 2010, SPA -- Governor of the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO) Nabeel Amin Mullah announced here today that SASO has provided the GCC Standards authority with more than 20,000 Saudi standards as contribution to the GCC joint march in the field.
YUKA SASO shrugged off Ploychompoo Wirairungreung's early charge and quelled the Thai ace's late rally with clutch birdies as the top amateur humbled the elite pros by winning the International Container Terminal Services Inc.
The event was held by SASO for the third year running under the patronage of Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi, minister of commerce and investment and chairman of SASO.
SASO has issued a set of requirements to ensure that children's toys sold on local markets meet safety standards, said Tamis Al-Hammadi, SASO spokesman, recently.
Al-Rabiah, who is also the SASO chairman, said the Kingdom would grow steadily in the coming years because of the opening up of the Saudi market to international companies.