The Gambia Standards Bureau today organized an inaugural meeting of it Technical Committee on Chemicals at Senegambia Beach Hotel.
In delivering his welcoming statement on behalf the Director General of TGSB, Mr. Ebrima Musa Jallow,  Director of Standardization welcome the participants to the meeting. He later gave a brief overview of The Gambia Standards Bureau. This was later followed by a presentation on Standard development procedures by Mr. Modou Dumbuya a Senior Standards Officer at The Gambia Standards Bureau. 
After the presentation, Professor Oladele Oyelakin of UTG and Buba Touray of Bax Paint as the chair and vice chair of the Technical Committee respectively.

Inauguration of the Chemical Technical Committee

Participants were later introduced to the draft standard to review before it is adopted as a full fledged national standard. 
The event was moderated by Sambujang Drammeh and graced by the media fraternity such as QTV  GRTS, Standards, Point, Foroyaa and the Voice newspapers.