Date(s) - 02 June 2015
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, announced it will be hosting Ramadan iftar meals in partnership with Zakat House in Kuwait.
EQUATE Senior Executive for Corporate Communications & Government Affairs Abeer Al-Omar said, “Contributing in these meals during the holy month of Ramadan is a part of EQUATE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program through cooperation and coordination for the benefit of the society and its members. For CSR, supporting humanitarian initiatives is a main element for sustainability that represents a great amount of significance to EQUATE.”
Al-Omar added, “Without any doubt, such collaboration between EQUATE and Zakat House for this humanitarian initiative is a step towards supporting various sustainable efforts in Kuwait within a framework of a humanitarian partnership to embody our slogan of ‘Partners in Success’ with all stakeholders.”
On his part, Zakat House Manager of Major Donors Relations Abdulrahman Al-Kandari extended utmost appreciation and gratitude to EQUATE for its role in supporting these Ramadan meals that are hosted in all governorates and areas throughout Kuwait for many individuals.
Al-Kandari noted the importance of supporting such initiatives during the holy month of Ramadan in accordance with Islamic principles and human nature.
Al-Kandari urged organizations throughout Kuwait to support the activities of Zakat House as they have a direct impact on several members of society.
Established in 1995, EQUATE Petrochemical Company is an international joint venture 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 the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. www.equate.com.