Participation in COSQC Seminar

Participation in COSQC Seminar

The Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) held a seminar, in the presence of the Iraqi  Association for barcode (IAB) and a number of distinguished local producers.                                       

At the beginning of the symposium,  the President of (COSQC) Dr. Hussein Ali Nasser presented the role of the agency in setting standards and quality systems, importance of producers’ commitment with them and developing working methods in accordance with the approved Iraqi and international standards.                                                                                                                        

Then CEO of the Barcode Association (IAB), Eng. Hussein Zangana, spoke in detail about the association and its goals. He also referred to  membership application and the stages it reached with the international organization GS1.                                                                                                                         

Then one of the association’s employees gave a comprehensive presentation of the global barcode system.                                                                                                                                                                   

Below are photos of some aspects of the seminar

Briefing about COSQC

Briefing about COSQC

Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) is an agency of the Government of Iraq which promotes standardization and quality control.

COSQC is part of the Ministry of Planning of Iraq. COSQC belongs to the International Organization for Standardization.[1]

There are about 450 manpower in COSQC

All the work is done by specialized laboratories and staff of engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists, administrative and others.

Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) in Iraq consists of three directorates directly connected to the president of the Organization and each headed by a general director and are as follows:

  • Directorate of Standardization
  • Directorate of Quality Control
  • Directorate of Administrative and Technical services
Previous Meetings

Previous Meetings

Following are photos from previous meeting held by Mr. Zangana – Founding Member of (IAB) & Executive Manger – with the team members for clarifying (IAB) objectives and requirements to join the global organization GS1 as well as discussing the work plan of the team for field survey.

IAB Establishment Certificate

IAB Establishment Certificate

30th of Jun 2017, Mr. Hussein Zangana – founding member of IAB – received the Certificate of IAB Establishment from General Manager (Mr. Muhammed Taher Al Timimi) of the Non-Governmental Organization (competent authority) as a local organization. Thus, we acquired the moral character to practice our business under Iraqi constitution and laws in force.