Manama : The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has been awarded the Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the private sector by the Rabat, Morocco-based Agricultural Management Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
Company General Manager Manufacturing Fadhel Al Ansari received the Award on behalf of its President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, during the opening session of a meeting of Islamic Countries’ Environment Ministers.
In a statement, Dr. Jawahery said the achievement reaffirms the sound strategies of the Company’s Board of Directors and their care for the environment.
The ceremony was attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasna, the sister of the Moroccan monarch, and the head of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment. Ambassadors of Islamic countries in Morocco were also present.
The Award is a grant from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to develop Islamic environmental work. It is supervised by the General Authority for Meteorology and the Environmental Protection in Saudi Arabia, while ISESCO administers the work of its general secretariat.