The Somali Bureau of Standards (SoBS) celebrated a significant milestone with the grand opening ceremony of its new laboratory at Mogadishu Port. The facility, equipped with cutting-edge technology, will play a vital role in ensuring the quality and safety of products imported into Somalia.

The opening ceremony was attended by esteemed government officials, industry leaders, and representatives from international organizations. The event marked a significant step forward in strengthening Somalia’s regulatory infrastructure and fostering trade and consumer protection.

The new laboratory is specifically designed to conduct comprehensive testing and analysis on a wide range of imported products, including food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, electrical appliances, and more. By implementing rigorous quality control measures, the SoBS aims to safeguard public health, promote fair trade practices, and enhance consumer confidence in the marketplace.

This milestone event signifies the SoBS’s unwavering commitment to its mission of establishing laboratories at all ports across Somalia, enhancing quality assurance measures for imported goods.