The head of Zanjan Industry, Mine, and Trade Organization said, "The number of operating licenses issued by the end of last month is 91 cases which has had an increase of 34% compared with the same period last year."
In an interview with ISNA correspondent, Nasser Faghfuri referring to the report on the latest situation in industry and mine of the province, and the number of the plants and programs of resistance economy in the field of industry and mining this year, stated, "The organization has taken measures in purposive import management to maintain the positive trade balance and has provided facilities for the growth of economy and consolidation of employment in the province."
The official continued, " So far, by using the facilities for growth plan, 284 new jobs has been created by 67 plants and industrial units, 2583 existing jobs have been protected, 44 industrial units taking facilities of working capital have protected their production capacities and their employment of 2305 employees, 4 industrial units have protected their production capacity not only to maintain their 43 employees' jobs but also to create 19 new jobs, and 6 closed units employing again 125 people have returned the production cycle."
Referring to the report on the latest situation in industry and mine of the province by the end of last month, he pointed out, "The number of existing operating licenses of the province is 1302 cases, and their investment is 52 thousand billion Rials which have provided occupations for 41855 people. Moreover, the number of operating licenses issued by the end of last month is 91 cases which has had an increase of 34% compared with the same period last year."
Regarding the production units of lead, zinc, steel mining industries, electricity, food, textile, and other non-metallic minerals, chemicals industries, and machine- building units as important and influential industrial and mining units in the province, Faghfuri added, "Arash Pure Steel Production Plant, Ammonia & Urea Production Petrochemical Plant as two special plants of resistance economy, and the production of cardboard with health and pharmaceutical packaging application, several plants of production yarn, fabric, dyeing, garments, and steel and iron recycling plant are under construction in Zanjan Province."
The head of Zanjan Industry, Mine, and Trade Organization referring to the completion of industrial plants with over 60% physical progress as the programs of Resistance Economy Headquarter in the province said, "3 plants out of 15 industrial plants receiving the banking facilities for fixed capitals have already been on operation, and 65 new jobs have been created while other plants will also have suitable physical progress after receiving facilities which should be operational by the end of the year.