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28 February 2018

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, accompanied by his counterpart from Thailand, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) pavilion at the Bahrain International Garden Show. 

Bahrain’s Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Mr. Ahmed Al Hajri was also present.

The two Ministers, who were received by GPIC President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery and members of the Company’s Executive Management, expressed great admiration for its environmental initiatives and green projects and praised the Company’s support for the development of Bahrain’s agricultural sector.

The two guests viewed samples of the Company's chemical fertilizers, produced according to the best international standards, and exported to the largest and most important international markets.

H.E. The Thai Minister, who is on an official visit to Bahrain, hailed GPIC's environmental initiatives within its complex and noted the high level of the show and its impact on the environment and agriculture.

H.E. Shaikh Khalid applauded GPIC for its products and its support for food cultivation around the world. He also praised the show’s success, describing it as an outstanding environmental event. He also expressed pleasure at GPIC being one of the show’s sponsors and said the experience of the organisers was evident in the professional manner that the show was held.

H.E. the minister spoke of GPIC’s progress and development and said it had now become one of the most important fertilizer producers in the region, while joining forces to establish a culture of community environment and ensuring participation of society. He said the Company encouraged aspects of the conservation of the environment and promotion of sustainable development.

Dr. Jawahery referred to the relations between Bahrain and Thailand which, he said, have been strengthened by His Majesty the King’s visits to Thailand.

He added GPIC’s support of the show is evidence of the success of its environmental policies. He renewed his call to take care of Bahrain’s green cover and increase green spaces. He also praised the diversity of participation and their presentations during the show.

Their Excellences’ the Ministers thanked Dr. Jawahery for the hospitality and praised the Company's pavilion and its high-quality products.

The show this year witnessed a high turnout on all the days. It was held under the patronage of His Majesty the King with the support of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty, President of the Supreme Council for Women, Chairperson of the Consultative Council of the National Initiative for Development for the Agricultural Sector and Honorary President of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the show.

The theme of the event was “Food Safety and Human Health" in keeping with the great importance of the health of agricultural crops and various food products, and their impact on human health.