H.H the Amir sponsors
inauguration of major petrochemicals project

  • H.H the Amir sponsors inauguration of major petrochemicals project
  • H.H the Amir sponsors inauguration of major petrochemicals project
  • H.H the Amir sponsors inauguration of major petrochemicals project
  • H.H the Amir sponsors inauguration of major petrochemicals project

His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sponsored the inauguration ceremony, Tuesday, of a major petrochemicals project by EQUATE company, at southern Al-Shuaiba Industrial Zone.

The mega project concerns the "Olefins II" aromatics and oil derivatives project and a Styrene project.

The Amir was greeted upon arrival at the venue at 10:30 a.m. by Minister of Oil and Minister of Information Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and senior oil sector officials.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, senior Sheikhs, Deputy Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and Acting Parliament Speaker Dlaihi Saad Al-Hajri.

Also attending were former parliament speaker Mohammad Al-Adsani, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, and a host of senior state officials.

The ceremony began with the customary national anthem and recitation from the holy Quran, followed by speeches by the oil minister, Petrochemical Industries Company Chairman and Managing Director Maha Abdul Rahman Mulla Husain, and Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company Andrew N. Liveris.

The ceremony included screening of a documentary on Kuwait history and one on plants and oil facilities in the state, and His Highness the Amir was presented with a token commemorating the event ahead of leaving the venue.

 

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