Karachi, August 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Qamar Zaman, Director General, Regional Division North, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has assured TDAP support to develop Sialkot Material Testing Laboratory (SIMTEL) as an affective laboratory with better testing facility for Surgical Sector of Sialkot. While chairing the Management Committee meeting of ‘SIMTEL’ held at the office of Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP), Sialkot, the Director General discussed the on-going certification procedures being adopted by SIMTEL for the issuance of SIMTEL certificate to surgical exporters under SRO No.617(1) 072002.
Chairman SIMAP requested the Director General to upgrade the laboratory apparatus of the SIMTEL and stressed on the need of accreditation of the SIMTEL laboratory with Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC).The office bearers of SIMAP also informed the Director General about the on-going project of Common Facility Centre (CFC) which is being under way in the premises of SIMAP with the financial support of Export Development Fund (EDF).
The Director General TDAP assured his full support in order to develop SIMTEL as an affective laboratory with better testing facility for Surgical Sector of Sialkot. The meeting was attended by Ch.Qaiser Mahmoud, SIMAP Chairman, Jahangir Bajwa, executive committee member SIMAP, Mr. Amjad Hussain, SIMTEL Engineer and other officials of TDAP and SIMAP. The meeting ended with a note of thanks from SIMAP and other participants of the meeting.
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