A member of the Iranian parliament said the body would support development of the petrochemical industyr as a top priority of the country.


Speaking to Iran Plast correspondent, Reza Alizadeh, who is also the deputy president of the industries and Mines Committee of the Iranian Parliament, voiced the body’s support for developing downstream petrochemical industries.

During a visit to the 13th Iran Plast International Exhibition on Tuesday, Alizadeh said the showcase was being held at a world-class level that had converted threats into opportunities for the country.

The MP said the committee had announced its support for downstream petrochemical industries and readiness to facilitate solving their problems.

Stating that the petrochemical industry was the country’s number-one priority, Alizadeh said: “As a special priority for the country, all the government organizations must specially focus on the sector.”

He said: “The petrochemical industry plays a special role in generation of jobs, optimizing productivity and creation of value added.”

The 13th Iran Plast international exhibition began on Sunday, September 22 and will run through September 25 at Tehran’s permanent fairgrounds.