ASNT Region 19


                          ASNT Middle East Region 19

Eight active ASNT sections and counting ...

  • Saudi Arabian Section
  • UAE Section 
  • Kuwait Section
  • Turk Section
  • Qatar Section
  • Oman Section
  • India Section

                                                                                          Excerpt ASNT's 75th Anniversary book:
                 "From VISION to Mission" - ASNT 1941 to 2016.

ASNT Region 19 started here at the chartering of the Saudi Arabian Section at the 1999 ASNT Spring Symposium in Orlando, Florida. 

Center front row, founding Saudi Arabian Section Chairman Marwan Basrawi on the left & Vice Chairman Danny Keck on the right.


to the home page of the Middle East Region 19 of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), creating a safer world by serving the Nondestructive Testing (NDT) professions and promoting NDT technologies through publishing, certification, research and conferencing.

What's New:

Region 19's UAE Section wins the ASNT Gold President's Award for the first time. Pictured here receiving the award, left to right: DiTECHT'd Founding President & RD Marwan Basrawi, ASNT Chairman Scott Cargill and ASNT Board Member & UAE Section Secretary/Treasurer Sebastian Fernandes.

Also President's Award winners from ASNT's Region 19 are the Saudi Arabian & India Sections, Gold & Silver respectively.

1st Oman Inspection & Integrity Conference

October 16 & 17, 2019

Hormuz Grand Muscat

Organized by the ASNT Oman Section, this conference brought together NDT Service providers with industries and facilities that need NDT technologies, some of which were brought to Oman for the first time by the developers themselves. Furthermore, this was also a first of its kind conference that specifically brought together integrity engineers with nondestructive testing service providers.


Dubai, December 8-10, 2020

July 8, 2019

RD Basrawi meets with ASNT Turk Section Board to start organizing the 1st NDT Technologies Turkey in October 2019 at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara. It'll be a three-day Conference & Exhibition with the first day focused on Advanced Nonconventional NDT and the second day on Nonconventional & Conventional NDT. There will be post-conference courses offered on the third day. Exact dates will be published shortly. 

Regional Director Basrawi received the ASNT Charles N. Sherlock Award for Meritorious Service at the last Annual Conference in Houston Texas, October 2018. Presenting the award was ASNT President David Mandina.

UAE Section Receives President's Award at the ASNT Annual Conference in Houston, October 2018.


Dubai Conrad.

September 25-27, 2018

Click here for an in depth interview of the top officers at ASNT:

And here for a short video about GNDT EXPO 2018

Regional Director Basrawi meets with the Chinese Society of Nondestructive Testing in Shanghai, China - July 4, 2018.

Regional Director Basrawi's address at the Far East NDT conference & exhibition in Xiamen, China - July 6, 2018.

For the 2nd year in a row,announcing with pleasure that three of our seven sections in ASNT Region 19 have achieved the

2018 ASNT President's Award.

Saudi Arabian Section: GOLD
India Section: BRONZE

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