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07 May 2017

A Bahrain Garden Club delegation, headed by its Chairwoman, Ms. Zahra Abdulmalik, was welcomed at the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) as part of the Company’s efforts to strengthen ties with Clubs, professional, civil and charitable institutions.

GPIC Ladies Working Committee Chairperson and Human Resources Superintendent Ms. Najat Sharif welcomed the visitors and gave them an explanation on the Company's business philosophy, strategy, management methodology, operations, production and exports. GPIC’s achievements in the areas of safety, quality, environmental conservation and community contributions were also reviewed.

Club members recognized the importance Bahrainis working at GPIC and in imparting them with necessary technical skills for industrial work as well as enhancing their personal and leadership abilities. The delegation also learned about the state of the art carbon dioxide extraction plant that contributes significantly to protecting the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to very low levels.

They were told about training programmes and activities offered by the Learning and Leadership Academy and the e-Learning Centre, as well as the proposed expansion projects to increase production rates.

The delegation toured the Company's complex and visited the several environmental projects that reflected the harmony between the industry and the environment.

In a statement on the occasion, GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery said the visit was an opportunity for the Company to inform the society about Bahrain’s development in the field of petrochemicals and fertilizers since GPIC is a leading Company considered a model in Bahrain with its modern facilities and qualified national cadre.

Dr. Jawahery praised the Club’s contributions through educational programmes for young people in horticulture, awareness of the importance of the environment and innovative agriculture, and the promotion, exchange and dissemination of knowledge in the field of agriculture.

Ms. Abdulmalik thanked GPIC officials for the reception and the hospitality and expressed admiration for what the delegation saw, including advanced operations and the use of the latest equipment. She also praised the activities and programmes GPIC conducts outside the scope of industrial work as part of its responsibility towards the local community, as well as in the protection of the environment, the increase in the green areas and the positive and influential impression it creates.

She said the delegation would convey its views to their colleagues in the Club and would inform them about Bahrain’s potential in the industrial sector, which is developing rapidly.