Yemeni government issues decision to transfer "standards and Metrology authority" from Sana'a to the interim capital

Yemeni government issues decision to transfer "standards and Metrology authority" from Sana'a to the interim capital


The Yemeni government has announced the transfer of the Standards and Metrology authority from Sanaa, which is under the control of Houthis, to the interim capital Aden.

"The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Dr. Mohammed al-Maytami, issued a decision on Monday to transfer the Yemeni authority for standardization, metrology and quality control to the interim capital of Aden," said Saba State agency.

The ministerial Decree "on the exercise by the general authority of standards, metrology and quality control all its validity, responsibilities and actions from Aden, and the relevant authorities take all measures and facilities to implement the decision.

The standardization, metrology and quality control organization is the authority of the standards and specifications of various food, industrial and consumer products imported from it, or produced in Yemen, with the aim of protecting the health and safety of consumers and the environment and supporting the national economy, through the control various domestically produced and imported goods, organize periodic inspections on various shops, industrial stores.

The Government (recognized) has already taken decisions to transfer several political, economic and service institutions, including the House of Representatives, the Supreme Electoral Commission, the Supreme Judicial Council and the High Court, and the International Telecommunication Company Teleyemen, but the control of the security formations of the UAE and pro-Council The anti-government transition in Aden hampered and hindered the implementation of some of them, including the House of Representatives, which was held in bad order last month, after the loyalists were barred from the interim capital.

The prime minister, during his meeting with the leadership of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Standards and Metrology authority, yesterday, intensified the monitoring and inspection campaigns during the holy month of Ramadan, on the prices of food and consumer items, control irregularities and manipulation to protect the rights of the consumer and reduce the burdens on citizens.

Yemeni markets are speeding up many consumer and food products, some of which are outdated, or unfit for the sake of storage, as well as their continuing prices, despite the improvement in the exchange rate of the local currency versus foreign currencies.


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