The aim of BEST project jointly founded by GOB, European Union (EU) & Norwegian Agency for Development (NORAD). is to develop the Quality Infrastructure of Bangladesh, for export promotion through increasing productivity maintaining national and international standard and accreditation process. One of the main objectives of this project is getting MRA/MLA and full membership of APLAC, PAC, ILAC and IAF. The project period started in July 2011 for three years, which has been extended for more six months up to December 2014.
The project, an institutional co-operation between NA and BAB was undertaken for infrastructural development of BAB by improving Quality Document Review, Joint Assessment, Assessor training program on ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17065, Measurement Traceability, Uncertainty of Measurement, Calibration and Verification of Equipment, Method Validation etc. The project is helping BAB for getting MRA/MLA of APLAC/PAC/ILAC/IAF. The project got underway in January 2013 for three years.