Date(s) - 16 July 2014
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Kuwait – 16 July 2014 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first private sector petrochemical company, has hosted Ramadan iftar meals in partnership with Zakat House.
EQUATE Corporate Communications Leader Kholoud Al-Feeli said, “Humanitarian initiatives are an integral part of sustainability as promoted by EQUATE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program. Without any doubt, the holy month of Ramadan is a special time for giving and sharing for the benefit of society and its members”
Al-Feeli added, “This partnership between EQUATE and Zakat House to serve meals for members of the society is a step towards supporting various sustainability efforts. Such humanitarian collaboration is an embodiment of EQUATE’s tagline ‘Partners in Success’ with all relevant stakeholders throughout Kuwait.”
On his part, Manager of Main Contributors Relations at Zakat House Abdulrahman Al-Kandari expressed utmost appreciation and gratitude to EQUATE for this partnership that involves many individuals throughout Kuwait.
Al-Kandari noted the significance of holding such activities during the month of Ramadan as noted by 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 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.