ASCCA holds a ceremony of presenting international certificates of ISO standards
To improve the service for those studying at the Academy of the State Customs Committee, and to organize these services in a high-quality, transparent and operative manner, following citizen satisfaction, important steps are being taken in the direction of applying ISO international standards. As a successful result of the mentioned activities, the Customs Academy has been awarded 3 ISO international certificates by the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE). On this occasion, the ceremony of presenting international ISO certificates was held at the Academy of the State Customs Committee. The ceremony was attended by Jahit Bagchi, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Turkey to Azerbaijan, Mahmud Sami Shahin, the head of the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE), the Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee, Major General Iqbal Babayev, the head of the Academy of the State Customs Committee, Major General Gulu Novruzov, the head of the Azerbaijan representative office of the TSE head Arzu Gülhan Yüzereroğlu, employees of both institutions, students of the Academy and media representatives.
The event first featured the screening of a video on the Academy’s activities.
Making an introductory speech, the head of the Academy of the State Customs Committee, Major General Gulu Novruzov talked about the work being done on the implementation of international ISO standards. He also said that within the framework of efficient cooperation with TSE, trainings were held for employees to adapt their activities to the requirements of relevant ISO standards, management systems were established in an advanced and transparent manner and adapted to those requirements, and the certification process has been provided.
At the end of his speech, Gulu Novruzov expressed his confidence that the cooperation between the two brotherly countries will further develop in the future with the spirit of the victory won in the 44-day Patriotic War.
Speaking at the event, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Jahit Bagchi noted that the world has witnessed the unity and strength of the two brotherly countries with the victory of Karabakh. He added that the Shusha Declaration, the will of the presidents of the two countries, has set tasks for all state institutions, as well as every citizen in the direction of deepening bilateral relations and emphasized the importance of developing cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan in all areas.
Speaking at the event, Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee, Major General of the Customs Service, Iqbal Babayev, spoke about the importance of continuously implementing targeted measures and obtaining international certificates in order to establish the Academy's activities at the level of international standards and adopt international management systems.
Later, a video screening describing the cooperation between ASCCA and TSE since 2018 was featured.
Mahmut Sami Shahin, head of the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE), greatly appreciated the Academy's performance in building and developing the system for all three standards, noting that strengthening multilateral cooperation would contribute significantly to the development of both countries’ industries.
Then the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE) presented the Academy of the State Customs Committee international certificates ISO 9001:2015 "Quality management system", ISO 45001:2018 "Occupational health and safety", ISO 10002 "Customer satisfaction management system" and ISO flag.
The issued certificates are further evidence that the Academy organizes a high-quality education process according to modern standards, ensures employment safety, and stimulates the continuous development and advancement of performance.
Following the event, guests viewed the conditions created at ASCCA.
It should be noted that during his visit to our country, the head of the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE) M.S. Shahin attended only the ceremony of presenting international ISO certificates at the Academy of the State Customs Committee within the framework of meetings planned with other state institutions.