The Gambia Standards Bureau last Friday organized a stakeholder Engagement meeting on Conductors of Insulated cables standard at Metzy Residence Hotel. The Director General of The Gambia Standards Bureau Mr. Papa Secka delivered the welcoming remarks before the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure Honorable Moses Louis Mendy delivered the opening statement. Mr. Amadou G. Jallow, Senior Standards Officer for Electrotechnical at The Gambia Standards Bureau presented on the overview of TGSB and the standard on Conductors of Insulated Cables.
Mr. Moses Campbell, a consultant, showcased a practical demonstration of quality of sample cables in the market. During this demonstration, participants were able to quickly acknowledge the fact that the country is currently being infested with a lot of sub standard cables which probably might have been causing most of the serious fire outbreaks in the country. The participants later adopted certain resolutions and expressed the need for the sector to be adequately regulated.
This meeting was graced by both print and aired on QTV. To access the footage, please click here