Heidari, representative of Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat, Islamshahr and Pardis in the
Islamic Consultative Assembly, in an interview with NIPNA, referring to the great
power of the petrochemical industry, said: "The petrochemical industry is
a great source of income for the country by accounting for the lion’s share of non-oil
exports and production."
He said that the
production of various polymer and chemical products in the petrochemical
industry and their export could be the support for the country’s economy.
The MP added:
"The petrochemical sector can be considered as the foundation of the
country's industry, given that the industry enjoys favorable infrastructures as
well as efficient and experienced manpower that should be exploited properly."
"Fortunately, the country's petrochemical companies are now taking steps
towards economic development, which is very important because petrochemical
development prevents crude sales."
"If we want
the country's economy to move forward in the direction of development, laws
must be enacted in favor of the country's petrochemical industry so that this
industry can help develop the country's exports and generation of hard currency
without any problems," he said.
"The petrochemical industry is the most profitable and valuable industry
in the country in the current situation, so the replacement of non-oil exports
in order to increase the country's revenues should be considered as a priority."