Ali Agha Mohammadi, who leads the economic group
of the Leader's office, toured the 27th Iran International Oil, Gas, Refining
and Petrochemical Exhibition (Iran Oil Show) and discussed the latest
developments and future plans of Iran's petrochemical industry with Morteza
Shahmirzai, deputy petroleum minister and CEO of the National Petrochemical
Iran is one of the world's largest producers of
petrochemicals, which are used to make plastics, fertilisers, paints and other
products. The country has been expanding its petrochemical capacity despite
U.S. sanctions that have hampered its oil exports.
The exhibition, which started on Wednesday and
will end on Saturday, is the most important event for Iran's oil industry and
has attracted 200 foreign companies from 13 countries.
Mohammadi also met with the CEO of Persian Gulf
Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), one of the largest petrochemical
holding companies in Iran and a major investor and developer in the sector.