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20 February 2018

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has provided 50 tonnes of Urea to support Bahraini farmers.

This is in line with the directives of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King, Chairperson of the Consultative Council of the National Initiative for the Development of the Agricultural Sector and Honorary President of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the Bahrain International Garden Show.

The support is being given through the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.

Agriculture and Marine Resources Undersecretary at the Ministry, H.E. Sheikh Khalifa bin Isa Al Khalifa, praised the Company’s annual initiative and said Bahraini farmers would benefit from the high quality product.

He also praised the Company’s Management and its continuous interest in supporting the agricultural sector and expressed admiration for its pioneering environmental that contribute to the service of the Bahraini community.

GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery said the Company is keen to support the annual initiative which coincides with the Bahrain International Garden Show. The initiative, he said, also supports the National Initiative for the Development of the Agricultural Sector, patronized by Her Royal Highness.

He said Bahrain is dedicated to developing the agricultural sector and improving production, making it a professional choice for the future workforce. He said the initiative will contribute to promoting a green culture and bring out the importance of the agricultural sector in achieving sustainable development.

Dr. Jawahery praised the Ministry’s role in spreading awareness of the agricultural culture and supporting farmers and their rehabilitation. He stressed GPIC would continue to cooperate with the ministry to support the agricultural sector and its development.