Press Release

On 16th March 2017 at NMC 7th Floor building, The National Metrology Center of Ministry of Industry and Handicraft celebrated the handover ceremony of weights and Electricity Calibration Equipment which were granted by the National Institute of Metrology (NIM), China.This cermony was presided over by Her Excellency Mrs Lay Navinn, Secretary of State, Ministry of Industry & Handicraft. Taking this special occasion, Her Excellency Lay Navinn also expressed her sincere thanks to Chinese government as well as NIM, China for the kind dontation of these instruments to the National Metrology Center (NMC), Cambodia for implementing its work effectively. More importantly, she added that these instruments would significantly contribute to assist NMC to respond the urgent needs from the market demand, and to fulfill the lacking points that NMC is confronted with. On the other hand, Mr. Fang Xiang, Director General of NIM, China addressed that these instruments were simple. He presented thirteen sets of Mass and one set of Electricity Meter Calibration Equipment, sybolizing the cooperation of the two instittutions in science and technology. Also, it gave NMC the direction where to go forward. Furthermore, it presented the important lesson of why national measurement standards should be given pritority as they play a critical role in underpinning the imdustrial and economic growth of Cambodiaa nd advancement of Science and Technology. He strongly believes that the excellent bonds of friendship and cooperation between National Metrology Center of Ministry of Industry and Handicraft, and National Institute of Metrology of China will be further strengthened and developed in the years to come. with these instruments and future cooperation, NIM and NMC will jointly work for the development of metrology in Cambodia with electricity and mass as priority fields.

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About National Metrology Center,Cambodia

NMC was established under Metrology law, approved by Royal Decree No 0809/016 dated August 11, 2009, and run on 22nd April 2011 by sub-decree for managing all activities and services related to metrology such as scientific metrology, Industrial metrology and Legal metrology. NMC operates under the Ministry of Industry & Handicraft, having the level of a General Department and its own specific stamp. Its main objective is to determine the mechanism and rules of the management of metrology within the Kingdom of Cambodia.
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