Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology Fazal Abbass Maken has said accreditation is a key to ensure quality and credibility in the age of rapid developments in infrastructure, industry, energy, medicine and other sectors.

He was addressing a ceremony organized in Islamabad Tuesday in connection with World Accreditation Day, which is annually observed on 9th June. 

The Secretary underscored the need for promoting public discourse on the matter so that quality assurance becomes a must phenomenon.

Speaking on the occasion, Director General National Accreditation Council Engineer Rasheed Khan said the main objective of the Council is to accredit the conformity assessment bodies for ensuring quality and improving the quality assurance standards.

He said the Council has a positive interface with several international and regional bodies to enhance its working and exposure.

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