On May 18, 2013, at the Intercontinental Hotel, under the motto "Measurment for Health", the world-wide Measurement Day was celebrated on May 20, 1875, in accordance with the Meter Agreement signed in Paris on May 20, 1875. He celebrated in a public forum.
Melaku Alebel, Minister of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE), who was present at the event, said the motto "Measurement for full health" is timely and timely. In addition, when we are sick, we need accurate proof that we are sick; Improperly tested medications can lead to other health problems rather than cure. It should be noted that these and similar problems can only be solved by using proper measurement tools, he said. According to the Minister, there is no sector without measure. "Therefore, we need to work harder to keep pace with the world by updating our standards and integrating them with service delivery," he said. At the same time, it is important to pay attention to quality, to strive to modernize science and technology, and to expand access to poverty. He emphasized the need to work together for the betterment of our country, and said that the only way to achieve this was to work for peace and stability in the Horn of Africa. On the other hand, Director General of the National Institute of Metrology, Dr. Abdu Abagibi, said the government is working hard to achieve prosperity beyond poverty and backwardness. In this regard, he said, the National Institute of Metrology is working on various developmental approaches to achieve its purpose. According to the Director General, in the field of international accreditation and competitiveness, human resource capacity building, working with international and continental counterparts, stakeholders and public enterprises, the private sector and public enterprises to set up their own calibration laboratory and science equipment repair workshop. He said efforts are being made to provide support. He also said that efforts are being made to make the system automated and we are working hard to modernize the building and supply the laboratory equipment to make our system more modern and accessible. The event was jointly organized by the Institute and the Quality Infrastructure Improvement Project. Minister of Trade and Industry Melaku Alebel, State Minister of Trade Quality and Regulatory Affairs Eshete Asfaw, officials of various institutions, stakeholders and invited guests attended the event.