Notice of Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting

DOHA, QATAR - Gulf International Services (“GIS” or “the group”; QE: GISS), the largest service group in Qatar, with interests in a broad cross-section of industries, ranging from insurance, re-insurance, fund management, onshore and offshore drilling, accommodation barge, helicopter transportation, and catering services, announces its receipt of a request from Qatar Petroleum, as the special shareholder in the Company’s capital, to take the necessary action towards calling for an Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting to look into and approve the proposed amendments to the Company's Articles of Association which are related to the reorganization of the Company’s Board of Directors to include Board Members that are elected according to certain requirements.

These proposed amendments come under the wise leadership of His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, and the sound guidance of His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, for the importance of enhancing the role of the private sector and its significance in participating in the management of the listed companies on the Qatar Stock Exchange, and which yields benefits for the national economy overall, and for the Qatari nationals specifically.

As such, the Company is pleased to invite the shareholders to attend the Company’s Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting which will commence at 6:00pm on Sunday December 28th, 2014, at Al-Ghariya (1) Hall, La Cigal Hotel Doha. In case that a quorum is not met, a second meeting will be held on Tuesday December 30th, 2014 at the same time and location.