TEHRAN, Iran, June. 3
An advisor to the Vice President for Science and Technology of Iran announced the creation of jobs for 300,000 people in the country by knowledge-based companies.
“During the sanctions, knowledge-based companies became the driving force for the country`s economy,” an advisor to the Vice President for Science and Technology of Iran, Parviz Karami said at a meeting to review the infrastructure development of knowledge-based companies in Malayer city, Trend reports citing IRNA.
He went on to say that during the sanction’s era, 6,000 Iranians active in startups have returned to the country from the world's top universities.
Referring to the need to finance the knowledge-based companies, he says that in order to finance these companies, a law was approved by the Parliament in 2010, which was suspended until 2013.
He pointed to the benefits of creative industries.
"Knowledge-based and creative companies are not subject to sanctions," Karami said.