Day of World Standards observed
KHULNA, Oct 14: The 50th 'World Standards Day' - 2019 was observed in the district as elsewhere in the country and the world with the motto "Video standards create a global stage".
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) organised a meeting at BSTI Regional Office in Khalishpur on Monday.
Additional Divisional Commissioner Nishchinto Kumar Poddar attended the meeting as chief guest with Director of BSTI Khulna Regional Md. Abdul Mannan in the chair.
The chief guest said, BSTI is playing an important role in providing the desired services to the people through formulation and development of the standard of products and services.
He also said that producing goods with international quality is a must to implement the Vision-2021 and Vision-2041.
"It is essential to follow the international standards in all fields, including production, marketing and service delivery," Nishchinto added.
Director of BSTI Md. Abdul Mannan hoped that all service institutions and consumers will be more aware centring the observation of World Standards Day
"BSTI are playing more efficient, accountable and responsible role in fulfilling the confidence of the people," he added.
President of Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) in Khulna Advocate Md. Enayet Ali, Professor of KUET Dr. Mohiuddin Ahamed, Deputy Director (Chemistry) of BSTI Md. Saudagor Shamim Faruk, officials and representatives of local government bodies, among others, addressed it.
Earlier, BSTI authority brought out a colourful rally led by Abdul Mannan from BSTI office to Mongla Customs House at Khalishpur.