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The 27th Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) Working Group 3 on Legal Metrology and its Related Meetings was held at  Novotel Hotel, Yangon , Myanmar on 12-14 July 2017. The Meeting was attended by delegates from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat.

Myanmar is indeed honored to play host the second time for this meeting. The First time we hosted was some 6 years ago, back in 2011.

In this meeting, relevant decisions concerning the ASEAN Working Group3 with related to Legal Metrology.WG3 has made good progress to date, through the development of various initiatives. They are harmonnisation of verification procedures (Non-Automatic Weighing instrument -NAWI) and Standard form for NAWI guidelines, harmonization of Requirements for Pre-packaged Products and development of ASEAN Guidelines on Type Approval Control.

 
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Stakeholder workshop on Metrology Strategic Plan (2016-2021) was held for the second time on June 15, 2017 in Department of Research and Innovation (DRI), Myanmar.It was organized by Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) of the Ministry of Education with the support of PTB, the National Metrology Institute of Germany.

Opening speeches were delivered by U Win Khaing Moe, Director General of DRI  and  presentations on metrology strategic plan and implementation  were made by international experts from PTB and officers from National Standards and Quality Department(NSQD). The workshop was attended by delegates from Government, Industries, Laboratories and experts from PTB, USAID, GIZ. They asked questions and proposed their needs for Calibration measurement and services.

Metrology is economically important because it increases the productivity of organizations, it supports innovation, it reduces transaction costs and it also benefits a broad group of consumers.

This Metrology strategic plan (2016-2021) has been drafting since June 2015 by supervision and guiding of Mr. Keith Jones (PTB Expert) supported by PTB.  After drafting the Metrology strategic plan, Stakeholder workshop was held for the first time in DRI on July, 2016. According to the comments of stakeholder, there are filled and updated them in Strategic Plan.

The objective of the national metrology strategy is to achieve a strong national metrology infrastructure. National Metrology Strategy will provide more understanding of metrology, create more awareness and to establish a national metrology infrastructure that is the best suitableway to the accurate measurement needs of all stakeholders. It will provide common goals for the private and public sectors working towards establishing a system that is harmony with international metrology standards and best practices to achieve reliable, accurate measurements in the country.

 
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According to the ASEAN-PTB Project “Improving Quality Infrastructure in ASEAN” Phase II Bilateral Coaching for Myanmar on Good Practices In Preparation, Adoption and Implementation of Standards, Workshop on Good Standardization Practice: TC Management and Efficient Work Procedures was held DRI, Yangon , Myanmar on May 30,  2017.

 
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World Metrology Day was held for the first time on May 19, 2017 in Innyar Lake Hotel, Myanmar.

As the metrology is the science of measurement, it aims to raise the awareness   among regulators, industry and consumers of the importance of metrology to integration in Global trade but also to daily life through channels like consumers’ protection, health and environmental protection. World Metrology Day falls on May 20th. The theme for the World Metrology Day 2017 is “Measurements for transport”.

It was organized by Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) of the Ministry of Education with the support of PTB, the National Metrology Institute of Germany.

Opening speeches were delivered by the Deputy Minister of Education H.E. U Win Maw Tunand Ms. SvenjaWeyrauch,Project Coordinator,PTB. Presentations were made by international and local experts from PTB, DRI, Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Association, Department of Fishery and Department of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA).  The ceremony was attended by Parliament Members, Government, industry, trade associations and experts from PTB, USAID, GIZ, UNIDO and representative from International and national organizations.Currently DRI is drafting the Metrology Law with the help of PTB and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).Meanwhile National Institute of Metrology, Myanmar which will maintainthe national measurement standards of the country is now being built and will be completed by 2018.

 
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The 38th Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) Working Group 1 on Standards and MRA and Its Related Meetings was  held at  Novotel Hotel, Yangon , Myanmar on 22-26 May 2017. The Meeting was attended by delegates from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat.

 

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