SASO looks to activate the role of SNEC locally and internationally
SASO organized a workshop to discuss ways of activating the role of the Saudi National Commission IEC (SNEC), in the the International Electrotechnical (IEC) on Monday, 21 Muharram 1440AH, at SASO'S headquarters in Riyadh with wide participation of a number of specialists from government and private bodies.
HE Dr. Saad bin Othman Al-Kasabi, Governor of SASO, Chairman of SNEC, expressed his hope that this workshop will represent a practical step to activate the role of the Committee at national and international levels.
In addition, Dr. Al-Kasabi stressed the necessity of participating in the development of the committee's work and studying the appropriate means to enhance its presence in IEC. Furthermore, he pointed out that SASO is working hard to prepare a new generation of young professionals specialized in the field of standard specifications for electrotechnical products to confirm the Kingdom's role and leadership in this field.
On the other hand, Eng. Abdulrahman A. Al-Abdulkarim, Director of Electrical and Electronic Products at SASO, Secretary of SNEC, gave an introduction about the Committee, its importance and its strategic directions.
Moreover, he pointed out that Saudi Arabia joined IEC in 1998. The Saudi Committee works to represent the national interests in SASO's international activities and to find ways and means to enhance and consolidate the integration of its members in all fields related to these activities, as the Kingdom is a working member in six technical committees and a working member in 23 other technical committees. In addition, the Kingdom chairs 3 Gulf technical specialized committees in the field of electrotechnical products.
Following this, Eng. Wael bin Abdulrahman Al-Thiab, Deputy Director of Electrical and Electronic Products, reviewed a number of special issues for the annual meetings of technical committees of IEC and the mechanisms for activating the role of the Kingdom.