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09 February 2017

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery attended the Board Meeting of the Arab Fertiliser Association (AFA) on the sidelines of the 23rd AFA Annual Fertilizer Forum and Exhibition, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

The meeting discussed issues and topics on 2017 AFA Action Plan and recommended necessary action in accordance with the directives of the Board of Directors.

Discussions on Working Committee and Union activities and their reports, along with their future activities, also took place.

In his comments, Dr. Jawahery expressed great satisfaction at the positive results and said these would enhance performance. He pledged to continue working with the same momentum for the implementation of goals set up by the Board of Directors. Among these are support for those working in the field of production and processing and those involved in preserving the excellence of Arab companies’ products.

He stressed on the care shown by the Board of Directors and the commitment of each employee to work towards the Company’s development and to strengthen its role and that of the Arab fertiliser industry.

Dr. Jawahery said the GPIC would continue to support AFA activities added the company has representatives on its Technical and Economic Committee as well as the the Committee on Safety, Health and the Environment. All these committees, he said, hold regular meetings, evaluate performance and tasks and prepare for seminars and specialized workshops to promote awareness among the participants from member companies.

The AFA seeks to coordinate and develop commercial, administrative and technical ties in the field of fertilizers and raw materials used in the fertilizer industry.

It provides assistance to its members to solve production problems through the exchange of information and expertise and helps them overcome difficulties they encounter in securing their raw material needs at affordable prices, in addition to giving them the latest information, data and statistics on technical, economic and commercial matters.