NIGERIAN REPRESENTATIVES, SENATORS TO VISIT TANZANIA

Nine (9) representatives from the National Assembly of Nigeria and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) will on February 14, 2013 arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for a three day visit.

The visit follows the need to review the Nigerian Standards Act that will provide current standardization trends as well as approximate global best practice.

According to SON, a survey of standards institutions within sub- Saharan Africa and the ARSO family in the area of legislation discloses that TBS is one of the most outstanding and proactive national standards bodies with regard to standardization trends and global best practices.

Soon after their arrival in Dar es Salaam the delegation will on February 14, 2013 visit the Nigerian High Commission, Minister for Industry and Trade and Parliament Office.

The delegation will on February 15, 2013 visit TBS imports office and Dar es Salaam Port. On February 16, 2013 they will have a tour at TBS Headquarters where TBS Management will brief them on the Standards Act, 2009, before their departure on February 17, 2013.