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05 February 2019

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery received AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation’s Chairperson HH Sheikha Zain bint Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, and the accompanying delegation.

Established in 2011, the non-profit foundation aims to make a social impact in the education field and empower Bahraini youth to reach their optimum potential by providing them with the right knowledge and skills, in order to further excel and contribute towards developing the Kingdom.

Dr. Jawahery welcomed the delegation and expressed his hope that this visit is a start of a close cooperation between both entities.

During the visit, the two parties discussed the best means of cooperation and highlighted the importance of finding innovative ways to invest in Bahraini youth through training and supporting them in their academic studies.

Dr. Jawahery hailed the partnership with MKF and said that both parties have one common goal which is to support education in Bahrain. He reiterated the company’s commitment to support and train youth in line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision. He said HH Sheikha Zain had put forward many creative ideas through which young people could be supported by and helped to explore the future, implement projects and charitable initiatives that benefit the community.

Dr. Jawahery accompanied HH Sheikha Zain and the delegation on a field tour, where she was introduced to the training programmes and activities offered by the Academy of Leadership and Learning - the e-Learning Center.

The academy contributes to the continuous education of the company’s employees, as well as students of universities and higher academic institutions. HH Sheikha Zain praised the modern technologies and the means of education and advanced training. She also highlighted that the availability of such training facility in GPIC’s headquarter confirms the company’s interest in training employees and ensuring that they are provided with the latest technology and knowledge related to the rapidly evolving industry.

The tour was then followed by a visit to the Princess Sabeeka Garden for Aromatic Plants and the Medicinal Herbs and Plants Garden, which preserves rare medicinal herbs that we used in the past for therapeutic purposes. They also saw the charity fish farm and inspected the bird sanctuary.

HH Sheikha Zain later planted a sapling to commemorate her visit and as a contribution to support the GPIC’s environmental orientation.

She expressed her thanks to Dr. Jawahery and the Executive Management for their welcome and hospitality, while applauding GPIC’s advanced training programmes which are available to all employees from CPIC as well as other entities. She also praised the Company's attention to production processes, quality and safety during all stages of work, which has led the company to industrial excellence.

HH also highlighted the company’s efforts to support and empower its women and thanked Dr. Jawahery for his personal efforts in doing so. She attributed the awards received by GPIC for empowering women to the company’s commitment and efforts towards the advancement of women in the field.