Over 400 industrial projects nearing completion in Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 27
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The implementation of 409 industrial projects is nearing completion in Iran during the Iran Government Week (August 24-30), the Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade said.
The investments worth 380 trillion rials (about $9.04 billion) have been made in these projects, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
After commissioning of the projects, about 30,000 people will be provided with job places.
Gulustan, Tehran, Hormozgan, East Azerbaijan and Razavi Khorasan provinces are among the top five provinces in terms of the number of the projects.
Kerman, Fars, Bushehr, Ilam and Yazd provinces are among the top five provinces in terms of the amount of investments. The investments worth 280 trillion rials (about $6.66 billion) account for the projects in these provinces (about 75 percent). On average, the investments worth 4.3 trillion rials (about $102 million) account for the implementation of each project in these five provinces.
Tehran, Fars, Kerman, Yazd and Alborz provinces are among the top five provinces in terms of the employment. Some 17,000 jobs (56 percent) account for these provinces.
Some 80 percent of investments made in the projects in Iran account for the mining and chemical industries (57 percent and 23 percent respectively). Some 54 percent of employment account for the mining and food industries (38 percent and 16 percent respectively).
Iranian second President Mohammad-Ali Rajai and Prime Minister Mohammad Javad Bahonar, together with a group of MPs, were killed in a terrorist attack committed in the prime minister's office on August 30, 1981. In this regards, August 24-30 is called the Iran Government Week.