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28 January 2018

A delegation of the Abdullah bin Yousuf Fakhro Parents' Club, led by its President, Mr. Khalid Al-Qattan, visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) as part of the Company’s keenness to strengthen social ties with all professional, civil and charitable associations and institutions.

   

The delegation was received by the Company’s Corporate Communications Manager Mr. Zuhair Tawfiqi, a number of Company officials and members of its Working Ladies and Youth Committees. Mr. Tawfiqi conveyed to the visitors the greetings of GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery.

   

The guests were briefed on the Company's business philosophy and its operational strategy. They were told about the Company’s Management, its production and export as well as its main achievements in safety, quality, environmental conservation and the community.\

The delegation toured the Company’s complex and inspected the factories and facilities. They saw the manufacturing process of high quality products, which are exported to the world’s most important markets. They visited the environmental projects that reflect the harmony between the industry and the environment, such as the charity fish farm, the bird sanctuary and the Princess Sabeeka Garden for Aromatic Plants.

   

In a statement on the occasion, Dr. Jawahery said that the Company was pleased to host the delegation and stressed it were an opportunity to inform members of Bahraini society of the development of Bahrain and its petrochemical and fertilisers industry.

Dr. Jawahery praised the club’s contributions to parents and the elderly and its various programmes and activities to provide health, social and psychological care as well as awareness and family guidance.

Mr. Al-Qattan thanked GPIC officials for the welcome and the hospitality and expressed admiration for what he saw of the advanced operations and plants as well as the latest equipment.

He also praised the Company's activities and programmes outside the scope of industrial work as part of its social responsibility towards the community, which leaves a positive and influential impression on society.

He said the members of the delegation would convey their views to their colleagues in the club and their families. He added they would also speak about Bahrain’s potential in the industrial sector, which has been witnessing a lot of development and how GPIC is a model of successful GCC co-operation.