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Commemoration of World Metrology Day on 25 June, 2015 Theme: Measurements and light

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The department of standards and quality assurance has decided to celebrate this year’s WMD by holding workshops in Mohale’s Hoek. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Measurements and Light,’ Presentations in these workshops will focus on status of metrology in Lesotho, Measurements and Light and Legal Metrology Regulations.

Updated on : 02-06-2015


Commemoration of World Metrology Day on 25 June, 2015  
Theme: Measurements and light

Commemoration of World Metrology Day on 25 June, 2015  

Theme: Measurements and light

 

The department of standards and quality assurance has decided to celebrate this year’s WMD by holding workshops in Mohale’s Hoek. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Measurements and Light,’ Presentations in these workshops will focus on status of metrology in Lesotho, Measurements and Light and Legal Metrology Regulations.

The Department also has plans to raise metrology awareness at High School level, therefore awareness activities are arranged with some High Schools in Mohale’s Hoek district.  

 

This year’s theme has been chosen in alignment with the international Year of Light. Previous themes have included topics such as measurements for the global energy challenge, measurements for safety, measurements in science and technology, measurements in daily life, measurements in sport, the environment, medicine and trade.

 

World Metrology Day (WMD) is celebrated every year on 20 May to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention on May 1875. This treaty provides the basis for uniform measurement system worldwide. Metrology is the science of measurement.

Lesotho, through the Department of Standards and Quality Assurance has held several events to celebrate WMD. In 2013 and 2014; the department celebrated this event by holding workshops on measurements for SMMEs in Mafeteng and Teyateyaneng. World Metrology Day recognizes and celebrates the contribution of all the people in the field of measurement.

 

  Happy Metrology Day!! 

 


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