Muscat: To underline the latest trends in the field of science and technology parks, and to achieve an overall sustainable development in this area, the IASP-Asian Division Workshop began Wednesday under the auspices of Dr Hilal bin Ali Al Hinai, secretary-general of the Research Council at the Grand Hyatt Muscat.
Hosted by Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM) in cooperation with the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP), the two-day event is held under the theme 'Propelling the STP impulse'.
Delivering the opening speech, Eng. Mohamed Al Maskari, director general of KOM, emphasised that the Knowledge Oasis Muscat always strives to enrich the vital areas of science and technology, which represent important pillars built upon the economy in general and the knowledge-based economy in particular.
"The workshop comes in collaboration with the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP), which is known as one of the vital international organisations concerned with the development of science parks and areas of innovation," Eng. Mohamed Al Maskari said.