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30 December 2018

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) held its 39th Annual Celebrations at the Al Ghazal Ballroom of the Ritz Carlton Hotel under the patronage of Board of Directors Chairman H.E. Dr. Ahmed Al Sharyan. Members of the Company's Labour Union, employees of the Company and its retirees were present.

The Company's achievements in 2018 and the awards it won, thanks to the efforts and professionalism of employees and workers, were reviewed at the event. This was due to the balanced strategies and policies of the Board of Directors.

Company President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery welcomed H.E. the Chairman, Board Members and dignitaries and emphasized the continued work according to the Board’s strategies, which look at the preservation of principles that contribute to the Company's success.

Dr. Jawahery also expressed appreciation to H.E. the Chairman and the Board Members for their keenness to attend the celebration and honour distinguished and long service.

Dr. Jawahery expressed happiness and pride that the celebration coincided with the celebrations of Bahrain’s National Day and the Accession Day of His Majesty the King. He congratulated the wise Leadership in harnessing all possibilities as well as providing a safe and stimulating environment that allowed the company's team to work and perform.

Dr. Jawahery said the sound approach and strategic planning of the Board of Directors, the strong commitment of the Executive Management, the professionalism of employees and their keenness to work in the one family spirit are the reasons for the success of the Company.

He praised the exemplary cooperation shown by the shareholders and partners of the company in addition to the safe investment climate.

Dr. Jawahery noted with pride the role of professional and skilled Bahraini employees, stressing they were recognized for their professionalism, excellence and know-how related to the vital industry. He said they attend regional and international conferences and workshops to gain trust and experience.

He also spoke of the achievements during the year and reviewed the local and international awards and certificates received by the company.

Dr. Jawahery thanked the leaders of the Gulf countries for contributing to the GPIC’s success and said it is due to its employees that the GPIC had become a successful example of GCC cooperation.

H.E. the Chairman and members of the Board of Directors honored distinguished employees who showed great dedication and dedication during the current year, as well as the employees who have completed long years of continuous service.

GPIC was established on December 5, 1979 as a joint venture between the three countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The project is equally owned by the Government of Bahrain, the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and the Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait.