Posted on November 11, 2013

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C., the leading regional petrochemical powerhouse, is a golden sponsor of the Civil Defense Exhibition and Conference Qatar 2013, organized by The General Directorate of Civil Defense - Ministry of the Interior. The event is taking place in QNCC for 3 days from the 11th to 13th November 2013. The conference was launched by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior with participation of more than hundred companies showing more than 500 products.

Commenting on QAPCO’s sponsoring of the exhibition Dr. Mohamed Yousef Al Mulla, Vice Chairman & CEO of QAPCO, said: ” Safety always comes first for us at QAPCO we take a pro-active 3600 approach to ensure our operations are safe today and in the future, Our HSE Management Systems and our HSEQ policy are aligned with the essential pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030 and define that we conduct business in a manner that is compatible with the environmental and economic needs of our community, while protecting the safety, security and health of our employees, contractors and stakeholders.

“At QAPCO, we believe safety is in just about everything, from our daily operations, to our products.”

Dr. Al Mulla praised the efforts of General Directorate of Civil Defense which aims to raise awareness about safety and security across Qatar.   Dr. Al Mulla added: “The event is a valuable platform to be updated about the latest technologies in the field of equipment and safety.

On sidelines of the conference titled "Strengthening mechanisms for coordination between civil defense and international search & rescue teams in responding to crises and disasters", Many of the workshops and sessions in crisis management, protection of responders to emergencies, deal with major risks and discuss building capacity of search and rescue teams in civil defense  and emergency services.