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13 November 2017

Fertiliser giant Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) has honoured Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery in recognition of his role in the development of the fertilizer industry at the regional and global level.

The honour, which came at IFFCO’s 50th anniversary celebrations in New Delhi, also recognised Dr. Jawahery’s efforts to enhance communication between fertiliser companies and named him as a pioneer in the field.

IFFCO Managing Director Mr. Rakesh Kapur, Senior Company Officials and representatives of global fertiliser companies were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kapur said the Company has recognised the efforts of fertiliser industry leaders around the world who have enriched the sector while working tirelessly to enhance communication between companies.

He said Dr. Jawahary has been recognised for his leadership of GPIC, the Arab Fertiliser Association (AFA) and the International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA).

He said Dr. Jawahery is one of the most important regional figures who have contributed to the development of the petrochemical and fertilizer industry with his leadership skills as well as his role in the field of sustainable development and environmental protection.

Dr. Jawahery thanked IFFCO for the honour and praised the welcome and the hospitality he received. He also applauded the grand 50th anniversary celebrations and IFFCO’s important role in providing fertilizers and nutrients to Indian farmers. He said the Company has had a great impact on the sustainability of the Indian economy and added its achievements over the years have all been aimed at improving the world situation.

Dr. Jawahery said he was pleased to meet IFFCO officials, CEOs, senior industry Executives and Government Officials.

Dr. Jawahery holds a PhD from London’s South Bank University and a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, also from London. He is a prominent and influential figure in the Petrochemical Industry regionally and globally.

During Dr. Jawahery’s tenure as head of the AFA and the IFA, the two organisations have been credited with a number of achievements while GPIC has become one of the most well-known companies globally with its products being exported to the world’s markets.

Dr. Jawahery also holds senior and important positions in many local, regional and international institutions and organizations. He has served as a member of Bahrain’s Shura Council for two terms and is a board member of the United States National Safety Council, the first Arab to hold the post. He is also a member of its Strategic Committee and the Board of Trustees.