Social Tab

Like Facebook

Twitter Feed

What's New

What's New

Latest News

GORD highlights the economic role of sustainability at Doha Bank’s "Qatar – Land of Opportunities"

Senior leadership from the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) marked their presence at Doha Bank’s leading corporate event "Qatar – Land of Opportunities".

Read more

Al-Attiyah Foundation and GORD Celebrate Partnership Agreement

Al-Attiyah Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the GORD on 12 September 2019, at the St Regis Hotel, Doha.

Read more

News

5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications in Kuwait

Mar 18,2019

5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications in Kuwait
5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications in Kuwait

 

Chaired by the State of Qatar, Kuwaiti Public Authority for Industry (PAI) hosted the 5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications at PAI Head Office in Kuwait on Monday, 11 Rajab 1440H (18th March 2019).

The meeting was honoured with the presence of Dr Yusuf Bin Mohammed Al-Hur, Chairman of the Committee, Eng. Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Dablan, representative of GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), and Eng. Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Rubaie, representative of the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Director of Municipalities and Housing Affairs, not to mention representatives of Member States.

Eng. Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Director of Standards and Metrology at PAI, warmly welcomed the guests of the State of Kuwait and wished them a good stay. He also congratulated the Committee on accepting the request to transform into a Main Committee, hoping this would contribute to enhancing the work of the Committee and advancing the process of joint GCC action to achieve the desired aspirations.

The meeting was opened by Dr. Yusuf Bin Mohammed Al-Hur, Chairman of the Committee and Chairman of GORD, expressing his pleasure with PAI hosting of this meeting. Dr. Al-Hur reviewed the Committee’s objectives including standards and criteria, events and scientific activities, and research and innovation. He also looked forward to the prospects for the work of the Committee during the year, including issuance of technical specifications and manuals related to green building and environmentally friendly materials.

For his part, Eng. Abdullah Al-Rubaie delivered a welcoming speech in which he conveyed thanks and appreciation of the General Secretariat of GCC and paid tribute to the role of the State of Kuwait for all its efforts to host this meeting. He also thanked the Chairman of the Committee, its members and all the representatives of the Member States, and commended the Committee's efforts regarding standards for environmentally friendly green materials. He assured the participants of the Secretariat's support for the efforts of the Committee in its field of work to fully achieve its objectives and create a sustainable environment.

Eng. Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Dablan thanked the State of Kuwait for the warm welcome and extends his thanks to the State of Qatar for preparing and coordinating the meeting. He stressed the importance to define the Committee’s field of work compared to the corresponding international committees for the purpose of coordinating between its terms of reference and that of other GCC committees of technical specifications.

The members of the Committee reviewed the topics presented by each country and discussed the plan of action for standardization of regional specifications regarding standards of green building materials and products, and examined the latest world-wide developments in this regard, along with various relevant region-wide case studies, their results and how to leverage them in the relevant fields.

At the conclusion of the meeting, heartfelt thanks were extended to the representative of the General Secretariat of GCC, representative of GSO, participating members, the State of Kuwait, and Secretariat of the Technical and Administrative Committee for the success of this meeting.


Other News

Oct 02, 2019

GORD highlights the economic role of sustainability at Doha Bank’s "Qatar – Land of Opportunities"

Senior leadership from GORD marked their presence at Doha Bank’s leading corporate event "Qatar – Land of Opportunities".

Read more
Sep 30, 2019

GORD to cut down Qatar’s carbon footprint with energy audit workshops

Consolidating efforts to achieve sustainability goals set forth by Qatar National Vision 2030, GORD has revealed plans to introduce energy audits workshops by 2020.

Read more
Sep 25, 2019

GORD launches first experiential workshop on solar PV systems

The course titled “Techno-Economic Evaluation of PV Systems” was the first-of-its-kind workshop held on September 18 and 19 at Qatar National Convention Center.

Read more
Sep 17, 2019

Al-Attiyah Foundation and GORD Celebrate Partnership Agreement

Al-Attiyah Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the GORD on 12 September 2019, at the St Regis Hotel, Doha.

Read more
Sep 06, 2019

Career growth and evolving sustainability standards emerge as key drivers behind renewals of GSAS CGP licenses

GORD has concluded this year’s final refresher workshop on its design and build (D&B) certification for GSAS.

Read more
Career growth and evolving sustainability standards emerge as key drivers behind renewals of GSAS CGP licenses
Aug 25, 2019

GSAS projects database and Arabic website among newly introduced features of GORD’s website

GORD has launched the Arabic version of its website featuring technical manuals, industry news and research content.

Read more
Jul 09, 2019

Qatar’s charities bring sustainability to the fore

RACA and GORD have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a series of green initiatives in the sector of charitable activities.

Read more
Jun 26, 2019

GORD set to expand its footprint in Oman

GORD welcomes Oman’s Supreme Council for Planning to discuss plans on supporting the nation’s sustainability agenda

Read more
COPYRIGHT 2019 - Gulf Organisation for Research & Development