The Gambia through the Gambia Standards Bureau will join the international community in celebrating World Metrology Day on
Wednesday, 20th May 2020. This day has been set aside to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. This treaty provides the basis for a worldwide coherent measurement system that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of life and the protection of the global environment. World
Metrology Day recognises and celebrates the contribution of all the people that work in intergovernmental and national metrology organisations throughout the year.