Posted on April 16, 2015
His Excellency the Ambassador of Belgium Mr. Christophe Payot accompanied by a High-Level delegates from the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) Director – Middle East Operations, Dr. Walter J.R. Buydens, Business Development Manager, Mr. Arnoud Lust, and Expert, Mr. Stijn Verbeke, made a visit to GORD Headquarter in QSTP on April 14, 2015.
The meeting was attended by GORD’s Founding Chairman, Dr. Yousef Alhorr, Director Research & Development, Dr. Esam Elsarrag, and Director of Marketing, Mr. Salah Alayoubi. Dr. Yousef Alhorr expresses his sincere gratitude to His Excellency’s visit to GORD. Throughout the meeting, Dr. Alhorr emphasized GORD involvement locally & regionally in developing sustainability and green buildings standards, conducting applied research & engaging in education & outreach activities, he further commented: “We are pleased to join efforts with Belgium on a global level to enforce sustainability best practices within the construction industry.”

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Both parties shared thoughts and ideas concerning mutual cooperation and their discussion have also included:
  •     Research collaboration on future projects.
  •     Sustainability education program for youth to promote sustainable & healthy living.
  •     Belgium opportunity to display patents at Techno-Hub