Payam Barzegar, the managing director of the petrochemical special
economic zone, said: "The requests for foreign investments in the zone
have increased and the official applications of some companies are under
He said that all investment requests in the second phase of Mahshahr
petrochemical zone development will be evaluated according to the conditions
and infrastructure required for the construction of new units, adding:
"Our strategy in Mahshahr zone is to complete the value chain and reduce
raw material sales and in this path, we are ready for any cooperation and
support for domestic and foreign investors by providing infrastructure."
The managing director of the petrochemical special economic zone said
that the improvement of civil and operational infrastructure in the zone is
underway, adding: "Increasing investment and creating sustainable
employment and also increasing the presence of knowledge-based companies are
being done with the cooperation of petrochemical companies in the zone."
He emphasized the cooperation with knowledge-based companies and
startups and said: "The executive operations of Shahid Shahriari
innovation factory with the aim of creating innovation space and increasing
employment with the presence of knowledge-based companies and startups will
start soon. This factory will be available to these companies in two phases,
each in a 6,000-square-meter hall."