Abu Dhabi, March 6, 2024: H.E. Engineer Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, chairman of the Energy Department in Abu Dhabi, visited the "Rasid" Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council.

Expanding the Scope of Joint Work Between the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council and Government and Private Entities in the Field of Quality, Health, and Environmental Security in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

H. E. Engineer Awaidha Al Murar was received by H.E. Dr. Helal Hamed Al Kaabi, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, in the presence of H.E. Engineer Abdullah Hassan Al Muaini, Executive Director of the Central Laboratory Services Sector; H.E. Engineer Abdullah Ahmed Alyazeedi, Executive Director of the Strategic Affairs Sector at the council; Ashish Koshy, Executive Director of Operations at M42; and James Edward, Executive Director of Finance at M42.
H. E. Engineer Awaidha Al Murar expressed his happiness about the technological advancement in Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council and the continuous developments in all its sectors, especially the Central Testing Laboratory. 

HE praised the council's experiences and capabilities. Mr. Murar also expressed that this cooperation would contribute to achieving the sustainability goals and enhance the capabilities of quality and Conformity in the Abu Dhabi Emirates.
For his part, His Excellency Dr. Helal Hamed Al Kaabi welcomed the visit of His Excellency Engineer Awaidha Murshed  Al Marar, Chairman of the Energy Department, saying, "This visit reflects the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council to enhance cooperation and partnership with the government and private sectors in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This step comes in the context of continuous efforts to develop modern laboratory infrastructure and promote advanced technologies, with the aim of achieving the highest quality and conformity standards, he added.

The visit comes within the framework of efforts to enhance cooperation and expand the scope of joint work, and aimed at reviewing the latest developments of the project to establish a laboratory for testing and analyzing wastewater, which was named the monitoring and reference Analysis Laboratory "Rasid", after the completion of the pilot operation phase of the laboratory, which is one of the information and resource centers related to the investigation and early detection of potential risks, a unique strategic project at the regional and international level, as it provides early warning by subjecting the results of the examination to advanced data analysis based on forecasting models and artificial intelligence, to combat any emerging threat in the security, health and environmental axes.

The "Rasid" laboratory, affiliated with the services sector of the central examination laboratory at the council, is one of the most prominent and important modern laboratories in the region that works to provide specialized services. The areas of examination available in the laboratory include microbial tests, environmental genomes, drugs and prohibited substances, biological hazards, hormones and pharmaceuticals, heavy metals, and materials with radioactivity. The laboratory also has advanced equipment and technologies that contribute to improving performance and providing high-quality services.

During the visit, they also discussed the future plans that the council would like to work on in cooperation with local government agencies and the private sector to achieve the strategic objective for which a monitoring laboratory has been established, namely, investigation and early detection of potential risks in the security, health and environmental axes, so that joint efforts seek to strengthen areas of cooperation in the field of quality, health and environmental security in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and achieve tangible progress in these important areas, reflecting the commitment of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to provide a safe and healthy environment for the community, and enhance quality in all activities and sectors, thereby enhancing the role of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a major hub for health and safety in the region.



Update On7 Feb 2022
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