GPIC backs Bahrain technology expo
Manama, January 7, 2014
The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has announced its support for the upcoming Bahrain Green Technology Forum 2014.
The exhibition and forum, to be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from January 13 to 16, is being organised by the Supreme Council for the Environment in collaboration with United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido).
The event is being held under the patronage of His Majesty's personal representative and General Authority for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife head Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
GPIC president Abdulrahman Jawahery said the company was seeking to make an active contribution to environmental conservation, acting under the directives of chairman Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa.
Jawahery also praised the General Authority for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife for its efforts towards ensuring a sustainable environment for future generations.
He further stressed the desire of the company to provide support and sponsorship for various events held by the institutions to acknowledge the importance of the environment and the need to maintain it, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
In this regard, he highlighted the implementation of the company's many environmental programmes, including research programmes, to be implemented in collaboration with the Education Ministry.
The company chief also cited various environmental projects in the GPIC industrial complex, including gardens, fish farms and a sanctuary for migratory birds, as an indicator of its environmental drive.
Jawahery met Supreme Council for the Environment chief executive Dr Adel Khalifa Al Zayani who expressed his appreciation for the support provided by the company.
Dr Al Zayani described the conference as an opportunity to confirm the success of environmental initiatives through joint development between the public and private sectors.-TradeArabia News Service