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08 March 2017

Deputy Prime Minister His Highness Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) pavilion during the opening of the 20th Middle East Oil Conference and Exhibition. H.H. Shaikh Ali earlier inaugurated the event on behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister.

Minister of Oil His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa accompanied H.E. Shaikh Ali. The two were received by GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery and members of the Executive Management, who also took them around the pavilion and briefed them on GPIC’s production process, its high quality products and exports to global markets.

H.E. Shaikh Ali expressed admiration at the development in Bahrain’s petrochemical industry and the quality of its products along with the excellent quality of its products, achievements at the regional and global level and its care for the environment. He said the government is keen to continue its support for the company and applauded the Management and its shareholders for their success.

He said the government is sparing no effort to provide an ideal environment for investments into Bahrain, including in the industrial and oil sector, and said GPIC had contributed co-operation among Gulf Companies.

In a statement, Dr. Jawahery thanked the Deputy Prime Minister and the Oil Minister for the visit and said they will make every effort to achieve excellence and success in all fields. The President applauded His Highness for assuring the Company of all possible support and follow-up from the government.

The event has been organised by the World Society of Petroleum Engineers and Arabian Exhibition Management in collaboration with the National Oil and Gas Authority. It will highlight the latest products and technologies in the oil industry as well as current major projects. It would also be an opportunity to review the achievements of companies in the region.