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19 December 2018

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) H.E Mr. Samir A. Al-Abdrabbuh, Executive Vice President, Agri-Nutrients along with H.E. Mr. Abdulnaser Babtain, General Manager, Nitrogen Business Unit and H.E. Mr. Awwad Al Ahmadi, Director, Economics & Business Support, Agri-Nutrients SBU visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) and were received by its President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, members of the Executive Management and Labour Union Deputy Chairman.


The visit of H.E. Mr. Al-Abdrabbuh, as part of mutual co-operation between the two Companies, was to take a look at GPIC’s facilities, operations and training activities.


Dr. Jawahery conveyed to the visitors the greetings of H.E. GPIC Chairman and the members of the Board of Directors and applauded the co-operation and co-ordination between the two sides being shareholders in the Company. He stressed on the need to exchange views on development of relations and common interests between the two companies.


Dr. Jawahery spoke about Sabic’s leading role in the field of the Petrochemical Industry, which contributes to its pole position of the GCC industry.


H.E. Mr. Al-Abdrabbuh said he was delighted to visit GPIC and applauded the close relations between the two companies for 39 years. He said GPIC is one of the most successful projects that Sabic has been involved in.

H.E. said the GCC’s Petrochemical Industry should take steps to meet the challenges they are facing while taking into account the need to focus on important elements that constitute the backbone of the success of organisations and while maintaining the highest standards of security and occupational safety.

He also praised GPIC’s efforts to enhance the role of Bahraini women in various fields and to allow them access to leadership positions as part of its equal opportunity policy, in the process setting an example in Bahrain and other Gulf states.

H.E. Mr. Al-Abdrabbuh spoke about the rapid changes the world had witnessed and stressed the need to keep up with these by developing future plans and expansion projects. He also praised the Company's Labour Union and its role in supporting the development and growth as well as a commitment to its prosperity.

The visiting delegation toured the various facilities within the Complex, including the Academy of Leadership and Learning to take a look at its special courses for employees as well as for university students. They praised the Academy’s advanced curriculum and listened to a detailed explanation on Plants operations. They visited the e-learning centre, looked at the production and export operations as well as having a tour of the different environmental projects within the complex.

The delegation expressed admiration at the facilities within the Complex and praised the successful cooperation among GCC countries in the industrial field. They said the visit was an opportunity to look closely at successful and committed Bahraini companies that maintain the environment and its components. They appreciated the role of the Company’s Board of Directors and President in making it achieve unprecedented success.

They thanked the Management for the warm reception and the hospitality and stressed on the warm relations between the people of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They expressed hope that this visit will strengthen the joint cooperation between the two companies and GPIC would achieve greater success at all levels.