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11 January 2018

A delegation of the Al Hekma Retirees Society, led by its Deputy Chairman, Dr. Saeed Al Sammak, visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC).

The visit was part of the Company’s keenness to strengthen social ties with professional, civil and charitable associations and institutions and to showcase its advanced factories and environmental projects.

GPIC Corporate Communications Manager Mr. Zuhair Tawfiqi and Human Resources Manager Ms. Najat Sharif, who is also the Chairperson of the Ladies Working Committee, along with other officials, received the guests.

Mr. Tawfiqi conveyed to the visitors the greetings of Company President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery and briefed them on its business philosophy and operational strategy, management, production and exports. GPIC’s main achievements in safety, quality, environmental conservation and community contributions were also reviewed.

The delegation toured the complex, during which they saw the plants and facilities as well as the process to exports its products to the world’s largest and most important international markets. They also visited the several environmental projects that reflect the harmony between the industry and the environment. These include the Charity Fish Farm, the Bird Sanctuary and the Princess Sabeeka Garden for Aromatic Plants.

In a statement, Dr. Jawahery said that the Company was pleased to host the delegation and added the visit was an opportunity to inform them about Bahrain’s development in the field of petrochemicals and fertilizers and how the Company is considered a role model in the sector.

The President praised the society’s contributions and the experience and skills of its members with their years of work in serving the community and through various programmes and projects the society provides to its members.

Dr. Al-Sammak thanked GPIC officials for the welcome and the hospitality and expressed admiration at the Company’s advanced operations. They also applauded the programmes the Company organises outside of industrial work as part of its social responsibility towards the community, which has a positive and influential impression on society.

He said the delegation would convey their views to their colleagues and their families. They would also speak about the potential Bahrain possesses in the industrial sector and its development, as well as the Company being a successful example of joint Gulf projects.