A group of 18 selected Saudi Aramco employees kicked off their month-long East Asia tour in China, Japan and Korea following a two-day pre-program orientation where they had been introduced to Saudi Aramco’s Asia business strategy, history, cultural values, business practices and protocol within each host country in Dhahran, 14th October, 2014.
Saudi Aramco, through close coordination with Aramco Asia, has co-organized with its long-term strategic partner Sinopec the first workshop on health, safety and environment (HSE) focusing on issues highly related to the energy industry and sustainable development.
“I found we share more cultural habits and traditions rather than differences. For instance, both Chinese and Arab people accentuate the value of the family,” said Howard Zhai, Office Services administrator. “Just like a Chinese saying goes: Harmonious family can lead to the success of everything.”