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Minister of Oil congratulates (GPIC) on landing Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award

Minister of Oil congratulates (GPIC) on landing Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award

2017-02-25

His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, congratulated Their Excellency the members of the Board of Directors of the  Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC), headed by His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Ali Al- Sharyan, the Secretary General of the National Oil and Gas Authority, and in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Husain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Electricity & Water on the occasion of the Company's bagging the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Innovation Award at the end of the ninth cycle of the Award for the year 2016.

On this auspicious occasion, His Excellency the Minister lauded the corporate efforts in boosting and developing the company's operations and transforming it to the ranks of global companies. He also commended the plans and programs devised by the corporate board of directors to maintain the competitive edge amid the whirlpool of accelerated changes that this vital industry is passing through, thereby enabling the company to win several prestigious awards and accolades.

By the same token, His Excellency the Minister praised the Company's  move to promote its operations through adoption and application of the most recent and advanced work systems available for the benefit of the oil, gas and petrochemical sector and the economies of participating countries. The company is tantamount to an example of a successful joint venture between the Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait. It is also regarded as one of the most important and successful joint petrochemical venture at the level of the GCC states.

On his part, Dr. Ahmed Ali Al-Sharyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company and Secretary General of the National Oil and Gas Authority expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, for the massive interest and support extended to the company and its operations and future projects. He highly appreciated the substantial government support intended to enable it to avail of excellent environment amenable commercial operations and favourable climate for investment, which encouraged other international companies to contribute to development and promotion projects.

The company's win was the result of the remarkable efforts entertained by the company in the field of social and environmental responsibility and sustainable development. The company seriously takes its social role and responsibility to others and goes to great length to minimize the environmental damages secondary to it operations to attain clean industry where the company is the best example and epitome at the entire gulf level.

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