The Ministry of the Interior of Qatar has renewed and significantly expanded its demands for VdS approved products. VdS also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Fire & Security Association
The “Fire Prevention Department – Safety Systems Division” of the Qatar Ministry of the Interior has now not only renewed its acceptance of VdS-approved products and systems but has also significantly expanded it. The current “Recognized Product Certification Bodies” official letter comprises for VdS two pages with accept-ed fire alarm, extinguishing and smoke extraction technologies.
“The demands of the authorities in Doha underline the high level of trust in the performance of our laboratory engineers as well as in the expertise of our clients, who design and construct the reliable life-saving techniques,” emphasizes Gunnar Bellingen, Head of the VdS Fire Protection Laboratories. “We are very pleased that our Seal of Quality is also regarded as a particularly reliable brand for safety in Qatar, as it is in many other countries around the world”.
VdS also supports its partners in the Emirates at “Intersec Dubai”, the largest sector trade fair in the region (January 19th – 21st). Further more, a Memorandum of Understanding has just been signed with the Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI), also in Dubai, which specifies future intensive technical exchange.
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