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04 December 2017

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Chairman H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz Al Jarboo visited the pavilion of the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) during the Eleventh Forum of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) in Dubai.

The event, from November 27 to 29, was attended by delegations from the world's largest petrochemicals and chemicals producers.

Dr. Al Jarboo was received by GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, senior executives and officials, who briefed the high profile visitor on the Company’s high quality chemicals and fertilizers, produced in state of the art plants.

Dr. Al Jarboo expressed his admiration at GPIC’s excellence and its contributions in the industrial and community development fields through its various awareness programmes. He praised the Company’s achievements over the past many years.

A high-powered GPIC delegation, headed by its Chairman, H.E. Dr. Ahmed Al Sharyan, attended the forum, the most important event for the petrochemicals and chemicals industry in the GCC region.

The event provides an opportunity for networking and building relationships through activities on its sidelines.

Since it first met in 2006, the forum has seen steady annual and gained a reputation in the global chemical industry. Last year's event attracted more than 2,000 executives from 52 countries.

The GPCA has also witnessed steady expansion since its inception to guide the chemical and petrochemical industries in the Gulf States towards a new era of fruitful cooperation.

It has created a platform for discussion through which petrochemical and chemical manufacturers are able to share their concepts and ideas.

The GPCA aims to strengthen the role of the countries of the region in dialogue aimed at formulating policies and regulations regarding the chemicals and petrochemicals sector to ensure its sustainable and socially responsible growth.

It provides opportunities for member companies to communicate and exchange information and expertise to ensure the sectors development and prosperity.