EQUATE visits General Administration of Customs

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Date(s) - 30 August 2015
12:00 am

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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, conducted a visit to Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC) with the attendance of a number of leaders from both organizations.

His Excellency KGAC General-Manager Khaled Al-Saif said, “The administration spares no effort to facilitate all matters for each and every relevant organization. As all of us aspire for development and progress, the administration welcomes all added-value suggestions from all sides to ensure Kuwait’s advancement and prosperity.”

On his part, EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “KGAC plays a critical role in supporting various sectors in Kuwait as part of contributing to this country’s efforts to become a regional financial and economic hub. Based on that, KGAC has notably contributed to the success achieved by EQUATE in an embodiment of its slogan ‘Partners in Success’ to ensure overall sustainability. This has become a reality through the support and cooperation of His Excellency KGAC General-Manager, as well as other leaders and employees at the department.”

The visit included the Manager of the General-Manager’s Office Sayer Al-Azma, Manager of General Auditing Husam Al-Sahail and Manager of Air Customs Ahdi Al-Obaidan from KGAC; while EQUATE’s attendees grouped Senior Executive for Business Development Tareq Al-Kandari, Senior Operations Director Ahmed Al-Shuwaib, Corporate & Government Services Leader Yaqoub Al-Kandari and Senior Corporate Communications Executive Ali Al-Hamad.

Established in 1995 as Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE) embodies its “Partners in Success” slogan through the partnership between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is currently the owner and single-operator of several fully integrated world-class petrochemical units, within the Greater EQUATE joint-venture, that annually produce over 5 million tons of the highest quality grades of Ethylene, Polyethylene (PE), Ethylene Glycol (EG), Polypropylene (PP), Styrene Monomer (SM), Paraxylene (PX), Heavy Aromatics (HA) and Benzene (BZ). Alongside with being a leading industrial organization, EQUATE dedicates its utmost commitment and care to overall sustainability wherever it operates in cooperation with public and private bodies, including employees, the society and customers, in all relevant fields, such as human development, environment, education, health and public awareness. www.equate.com.

Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC) was founded in the era of the late Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah in 1899. It’s considered as the first governmental department established in Kuwait, The General Administration of Customs is the party that handle all customs business work, and also execute all decisions issued from country’s ministries and governmental organizations. Also it can be considered as the first line defender to protect country’s security an economy from the covetous and who has criminal manners and who aim to violate laws. The General Administration of Customs while performing it’s huge responsibilities also execute all laws, decisions and regulations issued from official organizations as an executive organization. Once these laws and regulations are being provided to the administration, all required circulars sent to documentary administrations to execute all decisions according to workflow systems. www.customs.gov.kw.