NQI Institutions Inaugurated Fitness Center.

On May 26, 2014E.C, Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise (ECAE) and the three quality infrastructure institutions, inaugurated a fitness center for their employees in the presence of Mr. Endalew Mekonen (State Minister for Trade and Regional Integration of the FDRE).  The management teams from the four quality infrastructure institutions engaged in aerobic exercise together during the inauguration ceremony.

At the inauguration ceremony, the honourable state minister says, the sedentary lifestyle and work practices of employees who spend a lot of time sitting or standing while performing their daily tasks will definitely have an effect on their health. Therefore, the constructed fitness center with a gym, steam room and sauna by quality infrastructure institutions will enable them to maintain the health and safety of their employees as well as to set an example for other offices and to help workers achieve effective work performance, He finally made his wishes for employees to be in good health and to work productively.

 Daily moderate physical activity has several positive effects, including weight loss, increased stamina, lowered illness risk, better blood circulation, improved mental health and memory, relaxation and peaceful sleep, and relief from chronic pain. Maintaining and cultivating an optimistic outlook, elevating one’s self-esteem, and doing things successfully, efficiently, and effectively are all positive traits.