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07 February 2018

A delegation from the Bahrain Society of Engineers, led by its Board of Directors Chairman H.E. Mr. Masoud Al-Hermi visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC).

Company Plants Operations Manager Mr. Yasser Al Abassi welcomed the guests and conveyed to them the greetings of its President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery.

Mr. Al-Abbasi gave the visitors an overview of the nature of the Company's work and its operational strategy and spoke about the production and exports. He also reviewed with them the Company’s most important achievements and awards it has won for its high-quality petrochemicals and fertilizers, manufactured with the application of the best and latest international standards in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

The guests were also briefed on the carbon dioxide extraction plant, the first in the Middle East, and which contributes to significantly reducing harmful emissions from factory operations.

The visiting delegation was made familiar with training programmes and activities of the Learning and Leadership Academy and the e-learning centre and their contribution to educating the Company's employees. They praised the modern technologies and advanced education and training facilities at the academy and said such infrastructure confirms GPIC’s interest in training staff and providing them with all opportunities.

The visitors then went to the HRH Princess Sabeeka Garden and the Herbs and Medicinal Plants Garden, set up to preserve rare medicinal herbs used for therapeutic purposes. They visited the Charity Fish Farm and the Bird Sanctuary.

In his comments, Dr. Jawahery thanked the society for the visit and said it was an opportunity to inform them of the development of the training academy and its advanced curricula. He also noted the continuous cooperation and coordination between the Company and the society.

H.E. Mr. Al-Hermi praised the visit and thanked GPIC Management for the hospitality. He said their pioneering role had catapulted the Company to the ranks of influential local, regional and global companies. He appreciated the Company for its generous and unlimited support to the society’s various programmes and activities.

He appreciated the role of Bahraini engineers in the Company’s achievements and applauded GPIC’s embrace of these national capacities and competencies to fulfil the aspirations of the wise leadership.