The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka was awarded the ISO 9001:2000 International Standard Based Quality Management Status recently. The ISO 9001:2000 certification applies to the BOI headoffice and all the Export Processing Zones and Industrial Parks, a press release issued by the BOI said.
The BOI is now the first public sector institution to achieve ISO 9001:2000 international Standard Based Quality Management Status for its full operations in this sector.
A Quality Management System was developed within the organization in two stages. Initially at the BOI Head Office, Katunayake and Biyagama Zone offices and later the programme was extended to cover all other Export Processing Zones and Industrial Parks.With this Quality Management System, identification of bottlenecks and streamlining processes will be easier. It will create an object - oriented and consistent environment mostly focus on quantifiable results, the BOI said.