UK signs MoU with Nigeria’s standards agency

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to improve Nigeria’s trading capabilities.

The two agencies signed the agreement on Wednesday at a training workshop in Abuja.

The agreement intends to share good practice between the two organisations, promote productivity and efficiency, reduce costs and barriers to trade between the UK and Nigeria, by increasing the use of standards.

At the event, the United Kingdom (UK) Government, through the Commonwealth Standards Network (CSN) and the Global Trade Programme (GTP), reiterated its commitment to the development of Nigerian standards agencies.

The British Deputy High Commissioner, Guy Harrison, said the UK would continue to partner with the…

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