576 industrial, mining projects to be inaugurated in early Feb.

January 19, 2019

TEHRAN- An official from the Iranian ministry of industry, mining and trade informed that some 576 industrial and mining projects will be inaugurated during the Ten-Day Dawn (February 1-10, marking the victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution), IRNA reported on Saturday.

“The projects have been implemented using 686 trillion rials (about $16.3 billion) of investments,” Jahanbakhsh Sanjabi Shirazi said.

“From the total 576 projects, 19 ones are new and have been run utilizing 458 trillion rials (about $10.9 billion) of credit and will provide 7,000 workers with jobs,” he added, “the rest 557 projects, which will create 28,000 jobs, have consumed 228 trillion rials (about $5.4 billion) of investments.”

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