Turkmenistan adopts list of measurement units approved for use
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Feb.2 /. Trend H. Hasanov /
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov signed a decree adopting a list of measurement units, approved for use, an official Turkmen source said on Saturday.
In accordance with the decision adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures, seven measurement units - length, mass, time, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance and luminous intensity serve as a basis for the remaining units.
The document was signed in accordance with national law "On ensuring the uniformity of measurements".
The Main State Service Turkmenstandartlari has been instructed to approve a list of measurement units that are not included in the international system of measurement units, for use in Turkmenistan.
At a government meeting the Head of State focused on importance of timely addressing tasks that Turkmenstandartlari faces.