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26 March 2017

The Social Activities Committee of the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) organized an Interdepartmental Football Tournament at the Company’s club as part of its efforts to foster a one-family spirit among employees.

Eight teams from various Departments took part. Several employees also took part in the event as spectators to enthusiastically encourage their teams.

The Maintenance Team won first place while the team from Urea came in second. The third place was secured by the Utilities Team.

GPIC Corporate Communications Manager Mr. Zuhair Tawfiqi, who is also the Social Activities Committee Chairman, along with a number of members of the Executive Management and honoured the winning teams.

In a statement, Company President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery said such activities contribute towards enhancing relations between team members and increasing familiarity between them. It also contributes to encouraging employees to engage in sports activities that stimulate the body and increase efficiency, especially during the month of fasting when many people are idle, consume excessive food and stay away from exercise.

Dr. Jawahery thanked the Chairman and members of the Committee for their efforts and in preparing for the event. He also thanked those who attended as well as players who were keen to take part.

Mr. Tawfiqi thanked Dr. Jawahery for his support for all the activities of the Committee.