In Dec 2018, meeting was held presided by IAB Chairman Mr. Ahmed Salem in the presence of both vice-chairman Mr. Dawood Abed Zayer and Mr. Hussein Zangana along with Board Members: Abdullah Salih , Ali Meften , Ahmed Mohamed Abou Eljous , Saad Jaber Khazal , Mazin Jawad Faraj.
Mr. Hussein Zangana and Mr. Ahmed Abu Eljuss visited the headquarters of the International Standards Organization in Brussels, Belgium on 3rd of November 2017.
The meeting was attended by Ms. Mari Peter (GS1 General Counsel) & (Assistant Corporate & Legal Affair). The purpose of this visit was getting directly acquainted with GS1 membership terms and conditions. The visit was characterized as being promising and successful.
The first Iraqi conference of exchange companies was held in Baghdad on Monday 21/1/2019 under the patronage of the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, and by support of the Iraqi Association for Barcodes IAB and the Arab Union for Arbitration and Settlement of Disputes. The meeting was held in the presence of a large number of banking companies, businessmen and a number of members of the parliament. Iraqi Barcode Association had an active and prominent presence in enriching discussions and promoting the service of barcodes as a successful means to prevent fraud and manipulation in electronic commerce transactions, and immunization of private and public sector companies and official bodies of fraud from fictitious bodies that characterize those original bodies.
In conclusion, the conference came out with a number of important recommendations that will contribute to solving the obstacles to the rapid transfer of the digital system in various transactions to develop business and facilitate commercial movement. Iraqi Barcode Association was represented by Mr. Dawood Abd Zair and Engineer Hussein Zangana, members of the Board of Directors of the Association.