President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the first phase of Ilam Petrochemical Complex on Wednesday, IRNA reported.
President Rouhani and his accompanying delegation visited different parts of Ilam Petrochemical Complex and were briefed about the activities of the complex.
Ilam Petrochemical Complex is one of the countryˈs big industrial projects that has the processing units of ethylene, heavy polyethylene and sulfur filtering unit as well as other peripheral services.
Ilam Petrochemical Complex is built in a 122-hectare area and is located 18 kilometers from Ilam city. It creates jobs in the province, make optimized use of the products of gas refinery and converting them valuable petrochemical products with more added value.
Launching Ilam Petrochemical will result in creation of downstream industries in the region, economic boom of the province and increasing the peripheral services at the regional level.